verb (used without object), mum·bled, mum·bling.
verb (used with object), mum·bled, mum·bling.
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Example sentences from the Web for mumble
I ran out of questions to ask, I asked where he lived, and he started mumbling, and then he told me the story.
For everyone else, it was a change in the weather, an appearance of the real, Brando mumbling in a movie.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Patton said that as she lay down to sleep that night she heard her husband mumbling.
Well, they stopped mumbling for a start, and then their stories rattled into life.
His wide blue eyes, baby face, and soft, mumbling voice are less pronounced than they are onscreen.Casey Affleck, Star of ‘Out of the Furnace,’ on His Hollywood Struggles|Marlow Stern|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
He remembered the mumbling old woman in her chair; but most of all he remembered the girl who sat opposite him.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Sprawling across the table, his huge head lying upon his hands, she beheld the Chief Factor, mumbling in incoherent phrases.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
The voices outside the gate sank into a low confused mumbling.John Ingerfield and Other Stories|Jerome K. Jerome
Nina, delighted to see the animal once more, was caressing his long ears and mumbling baby-talk to him.The Tigress|Anne Warner