unmuffle
transitive verb Date: 1611 to free from something that muffles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unmuffle — Un*muf fle, v. t. [1st pref. un + muffle.] [1913 Webster] 1. To take a covering from, as the face; to uncover. [1913 Webster] 2. To remove the muffling of, as a drum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unmuffle — [un muf′əl] vt. unmuffled, unmuffling 1. to remove a covering from (the face, head, etc.) 2. to remove the muffling from (oars, a drum, etc.) vi. to take off something that muffles …   English World dictionary

  • unmuffle — /un muf euhl/, v., unmuffled, unmuffling. v.t. 1. to strip of or free from something that muffles. v.i. 2. to throw off something that muffles. [1605 15; UN 2 + MUFFLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unmuffle — v. take off covering, remove muffle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unmuffle — un·muffle …   English syllables

  • unmuffle — [c]/ʌnˈmʌfəl/ (say un mufuhl) verb (unmuffled, unmuffling) –verb (t) 1. to strip of or free from that which muffles. –verb (i) 2. to throw off that which muffles. {un 2 + muffle} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unmuffle — v.tr. 1 remove a muffler from (a face, bell, etc.). 2 free of something that muffles or conceals …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|muf|fle — «uhn MUHF uhl», verb, fled, fling. –v.t. to strip of or free from something that muffles: »to unmuffle the face. –v.i. to throw off something that muffles …   Useful english dictionary

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