adjective, mut·er, mut·est.
verb (used with object), mut·ed, mut·ing.
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Origin of mute
usage note for mute
OTHER WORDS FROM mutemute·ly, adverbmute·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mutemoot mute
Words nearby mute
Example sentences from the Web for mute
Should Courage give up her war profiteering and settle down to run an honest pub—even if it means abandoning her mute girl?
The same thing happens when her mute daughter, the sweet Kattrin, is shot as she tries to warn a hamlet of impending slaughter.
I presume most Republicans will be clever enough to mute impeachment talk before November.
Kennedy proceeded on, having rendered Douglas mute as a result not of his position, but of his person.
The deaths of Lewis and Huxley were mute, private events, only reported in The Times three days later.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For a moment the spectators of this awful disaster stood still in mute astonishment.
Janet Carey, standing in mute wonder like the rest of us, testified to this.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
These made their subjunctive in am, a termination which properly becomes the mute e of French.Avril|H. Belloc
Its very legend proved that it had always been the mute accomplice, the incorruptible custodian of the mysteries it had surprised.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
Carley not only was mute; she felt rise and burn in her a singular shame and surprise.The Call of the Canyon|Zane Grey