- vt. 含糊地说；抿着嘴嚼
- vi. 含糊地说话
- n. 含糊的话；咕噜
CET6+ TEM8 GRE
- mumble: see mumps
- mumble (v.)
- early 14c., momelen, "to eat in a slow, ineffective manner" (perhaps "to talk with one's mouth full"), probably frequentative of interjection mum. The -b- is excrescent. Meaning "to speak indistinctly" is from mid-14c. Related: Mumbled; mumbling.
- mumble (n.)
- 1902, from mumble (v.).
- 1. "Well," he conceded, "I do sometimes mumble a bit."
- 2. He could hear the low mumble of Navarro's voice.
- 3. For goodness'sakes, Lucy Marian, speak up! I can't abide children who mumble.
- 乖乖! 露西?玛丽安, 讲大声一点! 我最讨厌小孩子说话咕咕哝哝的.
- 4. I wish you wouldn't mumble I can't hear you clearly.
- 5. The two small primary schools have amalgamated because both the small mumble.
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