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Definition of the noun mutter

What does mutter mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mutters

  1. a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
  2. a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

Alternative definition of the noun mutter

noun

  1. A repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.
  2. [context: in Indian restaurants] peas

Definition of the verb mutter

What does mutter mean as a doing word?

Mutter is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: muttered | muttering | mutters

  1. talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
    • examples: Sam and Sue mutter | They mutter that there was a traffic accident
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb]Susan whispered
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic]Ellen told a story | Heather cabled the news | Heather cabled, 'Come immediately.' | Susan whispered the news/a few words
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered the news/a few words to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan whispered to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Ellen warned how to avoid the crowd | Susan whispered how to avoid the crowd
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic]Susan whispered about the party
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered for me to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic]Susan whispered to Rachel, 'Leave the room.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered to Rachel to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Susan whispered to Rachel that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Susan whispered to Rachel how to avoid the crowd

      Verbs of Communication (with the same syntax): babble, bark, bawl, bellow, blare, bleat, bluster, boom, bray, burble, cackle, call, carol, chant, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, croak, croon, crow, cry, drawl, drone, gabble, gibber, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, gurgle, hiss, holler, hoot, howl, hum, jabber, lilt, lisp, moan, mumble, murmur, natter, prattle, purr, quaver, rage, rant, rasp, roar, rumble, scream, screech, shout, shriek, simper, sing, snap, snarl, snuffle, splutter, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, stammer, stemmer, stutter, thunder, trill, trumpet, twitter, vociferate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whisper, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yell, yelp, yodel.

    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of mutter: maunder / mumble / mussitate
    • more generic words: mouth / speak / talk / utter / verbalise / verbalize = express in speech
  2. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

Alternative definition of the verb mutter

verb

  1. To utter words, especially complaints or angry expressions, indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; to say under one's breath.
  2. To speak softly and incoherently, or with imperfect articulations.
  3. To make a sound with a low, rumbling noise.

Group

Mutter is a musical group.

Business

Mutter is a record label.

Characters

  1. Mutter is a fictional character from the 1977 film A Very Moral Night.
  2. Mutter is a fictional character from the 1991 film Trauma.
  3. Mutter is a fictional character from the 2008 film Fleisch ist mein Gemüse.
  4. Mutter is a fictional character from the book series Lilly the Witch and the related cartoon and film series.
  5. Mutter a.k.a. Mother is a fictional character from the 2005 film No Songs of Love.
  6. Mutter is a fictional character from the 1972 film Havoc.

There are other characters with in their name, like Die Mutter.

Music

  1. "Mutter" is the third album by German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein. It was released on 2 April 2001 through Motor Music. The album's cover image is a photograph of a dead fetus, which was taken by Daniel & Geo Fuchs.
  2. "Mutter" is a song by Rammstein on the album of the same name.
  3. "Mutter" a.k.a. "Mütter" is the fourth studio album released by Maria Doyle Kennedy on Mermaid Records in 2007. It was produced and recorded by Kieran Kennedy and all songs were written by both Maria Doyle Kennedy and Kieran Kennedy. Other songwriters credited on the album include Dave Clarke, Peter O’Toole and Fergus O’Farrell. Maria Doyle Kennedy also illustrated the album’s artwork.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  4. "Mutter" is a 2002 single by Rammstein.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  5. "Mutter" is a musical single of Slash.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  6. "Mutter" is a musical EP of Roman Flügel.
    • released on (9 years ago)

Films

  1. "Mutter" a.k.a. "Mothers" is a 2010 Macedonian drama film directed by Milcho Manchevski. The film was selected as the Macedonian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards, but it didn't make the final shortlist. It was screened in the Main Programme of the Panorama section at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.
  2. "Mutter" a.k.a. "Mother" is a 2002 film directed by Miklós Gimes.
  3. "Mutter" is a 2011 short drama film.

Miscellanea

Mutter is a window manager for the X Window System, and is in the process of becoming a Wayland compositor; it became the default window manager in GNOME 3, replacing Metacity. While Metacity uses GTK+ for rendering, Mutter uses a graphics library called Clutter, and also supports OpenGL through Clutter.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mutter

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Google previewThe Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical (1860)

With Quotations and References for the Use of Students : with an Introduction, Chronology of the History of Philosophy Brought Down to 1860, Bibliographical Index, Synthetical Tables, and Other Additions by Charles P. Krauth by William Fleming, Charles Porterfield Krauth

Mutter is that which makes itself known by means of the bodily senses. " The first form which matter assumes is extension, or length, breadth, and thickness—it then becomes body. If body were infinite there could be no figure, which is body ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of European Proverbs (2013)

by Emanuel Strauss

many kissthechild for the nurse«s sake woofirst themother if you«d winthe daughter Ger: das Kind streicheln und die Mutter meinen der Mutter schenk« ich, an die Tochter denk« ich man küßt das Kind oft um der Mutter willen um des Kindes ...

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps (2009)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, M.d., Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, Bernard T. Lee

If an anterior trapezius flap is based on the occipital perforating branches ( augmented Mutter flap), the skin portion is less reliable and flap delay may be necessary for extension beyond the lateral third of the clavicle. Technical errors most ...

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Usage statistics about mutter

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun mutter:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb mutter:

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A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife. (Sophocles)
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Scrabble value of M3U1T1T1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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