1. mutter, muttering, murmur, murmuring, murmuration, mussitation, sound

usage: a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech

2. murmur vowel, murmur, schwa, shwa

usage: a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant

3. heart murmur, cardiac murmur, murmur, symptom

usage: an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves

4. grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering, complaint

usage: a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone


1. murmur, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise

usage: speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"

2. murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch

usage: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"

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