1. mumbling

noun. ['ˈmʌmbəlɪŋ, ˈmʌmblɪŋ'] ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth).


  • chew
  • gumming
  • manduction
  • chewing

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Words that Rhyme with Mumbling

  • stumbling
  • grumbling
  • crumbling
  • tumbling
  • rumbling
  • humbling
  • fumbling
  • bumbling

Example sentences of the word mumbling

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Practice your voice, so you should sound clear and crisp rather than mumbling or whispering.

2. Noun, singular or mass
After all, you can't hear a smile, and mumbling is downright annoying.

Quotes containing the word mumbling

1. The generalizing writer is like the passionate drunk, stumbling into your house mumbling: I know I'm not being clear, exactly, but don't you kind of feel what I'm feeling?
- George Saunders, The Braindead Megaphone

2. mumbling

noun. ['ˈmʌmbəlɪŋ, ˈmʌmblɪŋ'] indistinct enunciation.


  • enunciation