verb (used with object), muf·fled, muf·fling.
Words nearby muffle
Definition for muffle (2 of 2)
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Examples from the Web for muffle
He pulled one out and slipped it over my head, zipping the mouth closed to muffle my voice.
Prague Fatale is authentic because Kerr can muffle the horror of this epoch in dramatic irony but he can also shout it out loud.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More|Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Police theorized that her killer used the blanket to muffle the sound of the gunshots.L.A. Policewoman on Trial for Murdering Her Ex’s Wife|Christine Pelisek|March 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From that spot, the canvas pulsates before your eyes, like a fabric reaching out to muffle you—like a primordial soup, bubbling.
Susan Batson, a Hollywood acting coach, says that actors don't explicitly say that their goal is to muffle their words.
Knock off the useless appendages to words which serve only to muffle simple sounds.Noah Webster|Horace E. Scudder
“Muffle up your heads in your ponchos, and push on for the love of life,” he exclaimed.Manco, the Peruvian Chief|W.H.G. Kingston
It is then strongly ignited in the muffle (or over the blowpipe) with the addition of a small lump of ammonic carbonate.
One plan is to allow the cupels to cool in the muffle itself, the mouth being closed with hot charcoal.
You've made me miss my stroke; but I'll not miss you, and I'll give it to you till you muffle that clapper of yours.Sons of the Soil|Honore de Balzac