He pulled one out and slipped it over my head, zipping the mouth closed to muffle my voice.
Police theorized that her killer used the blanket to muffle the sound of the gunshots.
Prague Fatale is authentic because Kerr can muffle the horror of this epoch in dramatic irony but he can also shout it out loud.
Susan Batson, a Hollywood acting coach, says that actors don't explicitly say that their goal is to muffle their words.
From that spot, the canvas pulsates before your eyes, like a fabric reaching out to muffle you—like a primordial soup, bubbling.
Then, leaving him fuming, I turn in and muffle my exposed ear with a pillow.
It was what had been used to muffle his cries, and he saw it was a handkerchief.
Close the muffle until the speise has melted, which should be almost at once.
The mist seemed to muffle voices as well as obscure the vision.
In her anxiety to seem to see, she had forgotten for the moment to muffle her voice in her veil.
early 15c., "to cover or wrap (something) to conceal or protect," perhaps from Middle French mofler "to stuff," from Old French moufle "thick glove, muff" (cf. Old French enmoufle "wrapped up"); see muff (n.). Meaning "wrap something up to deaden sound" first recorded 1761. Related: Muffled; muffling.
"thing that muffles," 1560s, from muffle (v.).