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American English: /ˈməmbəl/
British English: /ˈmʌmb(ə)l/

Translation of mumble in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • hablar entre dientes
    don't mumble, I can't hear a word!
    ¡habla claro or no hables entre dientes, que no te oigo!
    Example sentences
    • She heard him mumble something indistinct, and he tried to spit at her, but his aim left a lot to be desired.
    • When I hear people mumbling away about what a terrible world this is to bring children into, I want to spit.
    • They mumbled quietly to each other for the rest of the journey.

transitive verb

  • he always mumbles his words
    habla mascullando or entre dientes
    he mumbled an apology
    farfulló or masculló una disculpa


  • he spoke in a mumble
    hablaba entre dientes
    hablaba farfullando
    Example sentences
    • His speech is something between a muffle and a mumble, a perpetual whisper beneath the breath.
    • Her voice was a mere mumble as she answered back.
    • His voice dropped to a mumble, his grip on my wrist loosened and he stopped struggling so much.
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