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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
mutter

Plural
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  1. A repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.
    The prisoners were docile, and accepted their lot with barely a mutter.
  2. (in Indian restaurants) peas

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Verb

Infinitive
to mutter

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mutter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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.
    You could hear the students mutter as they were served sodden spaghetti, yet again, in the cafeteria.
    The beggar muttered words of thanks, as passersby dropped coins in his cup.
  2. To speak softly and incoherently, or with imperfect articulations.
    The asylum inmate muttered some doggerel about chains and pains to himself, over and over.
  3. To make a sound with a low, rumbling noise.
    April could hear the delivery van's engine muttering in the driveway near the kitchens.

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Norwegian

Noun

mutter m. (definite singular mutteren; indefinite plural muttere; definite plural mutterne)

  1. nut (for bolts)

Swedish

Inflection for mutter Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mutter muttern muttrar muttrarna
Genitive mutters mutterns muttrars muttrarnas

Noun

mutter c.

  1. nut (for bolts)

Noun

Declination for mutter Singular Uncountable
Neuter Indefinite Definite
Nominative mutter muttret
Genitive mutters muttrets

mutter n. (uncountable)

  1. mutter; obscure utterance

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