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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mum·bling a. Low; indistinct; inarticulate. -- Mum*bling*ly, adv.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mum·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mumbled p. pr. & vb. n. Mumbling ]
 1. To speak with the lips partly closed, so as to render the sounds inarticulate and imperfect; to utter words in a grumbling indistinct manner, indicating discontent or displeasure; to mutter.
    Peace, you mumbling fool.   --Shak.
 A wrinkled hag, with age grown double,
 Picking dry sticks, and mumbling to herself.   --Otway.
 2. To chew something gently with closed lips.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : speaking low and indistinctly; "a mumbling parson stood
            beside the dying man"; "muttering crowds of onlookers"
            [syn: muttering]
      n 1: indistinct enunciation
      2: ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth) [syn: gumming]