a scarf worn around one's neck for warmth.
any of various devices for deadening sound, as the sound of escaping gases of an internal-combustion engine.
anything used for muffling sound.
Armor. a mittenlike glove worn with a mail hauberk.
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How to use muffler in a sentence
This will further muffle the noise coming out of your mufflers and ensure that private time stays private.Holiday sex in your parents’ house without getting caught | Michael Alvear | December 15, 2020 | Washington Blade
Drivers like to think they might go off-roading sometime, when what they really want is all-weather on-road security and the ability to occasionally navigate a rutted driveway to a cabin in the woods without tearing the muffler off their car.The first Rolls-Royce SUV has tricks that might actually justify its price tag | Dan Carney | October 5, 2020 | Popular-Science
The victim got off at 96th, carefully straightening his muffler inside his black overcoat.
First Lady (horrified at bright scarlet muffler for Navy, the creation of second lady).
It was Peter, Baron de Grost, who threw his muffler and broad-brimmed hat upon the table.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
And so I will but take my chopins and my cloak, and put on my muffler, and cross the street to neighbour Ramsay's in an instant.The Fortunes of Nigel | Sir Walter Scott
I should like to see her when she hath exchanged her mask and riding-beaver for her peaked hat and muffler.The Fortunes of Nigel | Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for muffler
a thick scarf, collar, etc
US and Canadian any device designed to reduce noise, esp the tubular device containing baffle plates in the exhaust system of a motor vehicle: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): silencer
something that muffles
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