Mumble

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Origin and Meaning of Mumble

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Mum"ble
Senses
  1. To speak with the lips partly closed, so as to render the sounds inarticulate and imperfect; to utter words in a grumbling indistinct manner, indicating discontent or displeasure; to mutter."Peace, you mumbling fool." [Shak.]"A wrinkled hag, with age grown double, Picking dry sticks, and mumbling to herself." [Otway.]
  2. To chew something gently with closed lips.

Etymology: OE. momelen; cf. D. mompelen mommelen, G. mummelen, Sw. mumla, Dan. mumle. Cf. Mum (a.) Mumm Mump (v.)

verb Mum"ble
Senses
  1. To utter with a low, inarticulate voice.
  2. To chew or bite gently, as one without teeth."Gums unarmed, to mumble meat in vain." [Dryden.]
  3. To suppress, or utter imperfectly.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A soft indistinct utterance
  2. Talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
  3. Grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty ("the old man had no teeth left and mumbled his food")
Wiktionary

From Middle English momelen. Compare German mümmeln, Middle Dutch mommelen.

  1. A quiet or unintelligible vocalization.
    All I could hear was a from the next room.
  2. A low tone of voice.
    He spoke in a .

Fun Facts about the name Mumble

  • How unique is the name Mumble? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Mumble was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Mumble: Your name in reverse order is Elbmum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eblmmu. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mumble born Mar 2, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 425. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.