Mutteringly Mut"ter*ing*ly, adv. With a low voice and indistinct articulation; in a muttering manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • mutteringly — adverb With a muttering sound …   Wiktionary

  • mutteringly — mÊŒtÉ™rɪŋlɪ adv. grumblingly, while murmuring, while mumbling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mutteringly — mut·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • mutteringly — adverb : in a muttering manner * * * muttˈeringly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑mutter …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clearly — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In a manner clear to the eye or mind] Syn. distinctly, plainly, visibly, manifestly, unmistakably, perceptibly, in full view, transparently, discernibly, decidedly, starkly, glaringly, incontestably, undoubtedly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • gruntingly — adv. in a low and guttural manner, with a grunt; grumblingly, mutteringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mutter — verb say in a barely audible voice. ↘talk or grumble in secret or in private. noun a barely audible utterance. Derivatives mutterer noun muttering adjective mutteringly adverb Origin ME: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • mutter — v. & n. v. 1 intr. speak low in a barely audible manner. 2 intr. (often foll. by against, at) murmur or grumble about. 3 tr. utter (words etc.) in a low tone. 4 tr. say in secret. n. 1 muttered words or sounds. 2 muttering. Derivatives: mutterer… …   Useful english dictionary

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