Translation of mumble in Spanish:


hablar entre dientes, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈməmbəl//ˈmʌmb(ə)l/

intransitive verb

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    hablar entre dientes
    don't mumble, I can't hear a word! ¡habla claro / no hables entre dientes, que no te oigo!

transitive verb

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    he always mumbles his words habla mascullando / entre dientes
    • he mumbled an apology farfulló / masculló una disculpa
    • I heard Katie and Juliette mumbling to each other about remembering the street, and I saw Tommy eyeing everyone and everything.
    • When I hear people mumbling away about what a terrible world this is to bring children into, I want to spit.
    • While asleep, victims are often heard mumbling, ‘It's not fair, it's not fair.’
    • There was no easy answer, and I mumbled some rubbish about looking for a last-minute bargain.
    • I could hear him mumbling something and then there was silence.
    • I mumble a noncommittal reply and decide not to mention the TV series I present.
    • Brandon mumbled an inaudible reply before seating himself at the breakfast bar.
    • They mumbled quietly to each other for the rest of the journey.
    • Though, once the lights were out, before I fell asleep, all I could hear was Maggie mumbling to herself and rolling around in bed so I just assumed she was asleep.
    • Embarrassed, all he could manage was mumble an incoherent reply.
    • From the bunk room, they heard Joey mumbling in his sleep.
    • I tried to see what was going on but I couldn't focus all I saw was blurry figures and all I could hear was mumbling.
    • If you can't hum quietly, then mumble loudly these wallopy words under your breath.
    • She heard him mumble something indistinct, and he tried to spit at her, but his aim left a lot to be desired.
    • The man began mumbling quietly under his breath.
    • Curious onlookers soon went back to their work, mumbling quietly to themselves.
    • I have my speaker set on high - I can hear mumbling, but I cannot discern or understand what it is he is saying, at all.
    • Lisa mumbled a reply as she chewed on a pen, and William went on with what he wanted.
    • He kept mumbling indistinctly to himself… I couldn't understand most of it.
    • So don't be surprised if you hear me mumble: ‘Would you like fries with that?’


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    he spoke in a mumble hablaba farfullando