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 mutemutely, adverbmuteness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mutemoot, mute
Example sentences from the Web for mute
Joel Osteen wants to talk about muting your cell phone at the dinner table.
Great eyebrows overhung his face, like ivy on a pollard oak, and under them two large brown eyes, as of an owl when muting.Lorna Doone|R. D. Blackmore
A continuous mute is a strip of muting felt of the proper thickness to be pushed in between the trios of strings.Piano Tuning|J. Cree Fischer