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mutter

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mutter

   noun [countable]
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muttering

noun [countable/uncountable]
mutteringmutterings noun [countable/uncountable]InflectionssingularmutteringpluralmutteringsTypes of talk or writing: burble, murmur, patter, ramble, ramblings, stage whisper, whisper, jabber, meander, mumble

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