Murmuring Mur"mur*ing, a. & n. Uttering murmurs; making low sounds; complaining. -- {Mur"mur*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • murmuringly — See murmurer. * * * …   Universalium

  • murmuringly — adverb With a murmuring sound …   Wiktionary

  • murmuringly — mur·mur·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • murmuringly — adverb : in a murmuring manner * * * murˈmuringly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑murmur …   Useful english dictionary

  • mutter — mutterer, n. mutteringly, adv. /mut euhr/, v.i. 1. to utter words indistinctly or in a low tone, often as if talking to oneself; murmur. 2. to complain murmuringly; grumble. 3. to make a low, rumbling sound. v.t. 4. to utter indistinctly or in a… …   Universalium

  • murmuring — noun 1》 a low continuous sound. 2》 a subdued or private expression of discontent. Derivatives murmuringly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • mutter — mut•ter [[t]ˈmʌt ər[/t]] v. i. 1) to utter words indistinctly or in a low tone; murmur 2) to complain murmuringly 3) to make a low, rumbling sound 4) to utter indistinctly or in a low tone 5) the act or utterance of a person who mutters •… …   From formal English to slang

  • murmur — /ˈmɜmə / (say mermuh) noun 1. any low, continuous sound, as of a brook, the wind, trees, etc., or of low indistinct voices. 2. a mumbled or private expression of discontent. 3. Medicine an abnormal sound heard on listening over the heart, usually …   Australian English dictionary

  • murmur — n. & v. n. 1 a subdued continuous sound, as made by waves, a brook, etc. 2 a softly spoken or nearly inarticulate utterance. 3 Med. a recurring sound heard in the auscultation of the heart and usu. indicating abnormality. 4 a subdued expression… …   Useful english dictionary

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