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[ uhn-muhf-uh l ]
/ ʌnˈmʌf əl /

verb (used with object), un·muf·fled, un·muf·fling.

to strip of or free from something that muffles.

verb (used without object), un·muf·fled, un·muf·fling.

to throw off something that muffles.

Nearby words

unmortise, unmotivated, unmoved, unmoved mover, unmoving, unmuffle, unmurmuring, unmusical, unmuzzle, unmuzzled, unmyelinated

Origin of unmuffle

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + muffle1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unmuffle

  • Milton has unmuffle in Comus, 321: "Unmuffle, ye faint stars."

    Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet|William Shakespeare
  • "Unmuffle, and show your face, if you be not ashamed of it," cried the sergeant.

    The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45|William Harrison Ainsworth