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

 mut·ter /ˈmʌtɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mut·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Muttered p. pr. & vb. n. Muttering.]
 1. To utter words indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; esp., to utter indistinct complaints or angry expressions; to grumble; to growl.
    Wizards that peep, and that mutter.   --Is. viii. 19.
 Meantime your filthy foreigner will stare,
 And mutter to himself.   --Dryden.
 2. To sound with a low, rumbling noise.
    Thick lightnings flash, the muttering thunder rolls.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mut·ter, v. t. To utter with imperfect articulations, or with a low voice; as, to mutter threats.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mut·ter, n. Repressed or obscure utterance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by
           movement of the lips without the production of
           articulate speech [syn: muttering, murmur, murmuring,
            murmuration, mussitation]
      2: a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone [syn: grumble,
          grumbling, murmur, murmuring, muttering]
      v 1: talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice [syn: mumble, maunder,
      2: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she
         grumbles when she feels overworked" [syn: murmur, grumble,
          croak, gnarl]