muffled

  • 1 muffled — adj. 1. same as {muted}; as, muffled drums; the muffled noises of the street. Syn: dull, muted, softened. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy; as, children muffled almost to the eyebrows. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 muffled — index covert, indistinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 muffled — [adj] quietened deadened, dim, dull, faint, flat, indistinct, mute, muted, obscure, silenced, stifled, strangled, subdued, suppressed; concept 594 Ant. clear, unblocked …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 Muffled — Muffle Muf fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Muffling}.] [Cf. F. moufle a mitten, LL. muffula, OD. moffel a muff. See {Muff}.] 1. To wrap up in something that conceals or protects; to wrap, as the face and neck, in thick and… …

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  • 5 muffled — [[t]mʌ̱f(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu v link ADJ If you are muffled, you are wearing a lot of heavy clothes so that very little of your body or face is visible. Children muffled in scarves and woolly hats were slipping and sliding on the ice. ● PHRASE: usu …

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  • 6 muffled — muf|fled [ˈmʌfəld] adj muffled sounds cannot be heard clearly, for example because they come from behind a door or wall ▪ I could hear muffled voices in the next room. ▪ There was the muffled sound of organ practice coming from the chapel …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 muffled — adjective muffled sounds or voices cannot be heard clearly, for example because they come from behind a door or wall: I heard the muffled thump of a car door slamming. | Muffled voices could be heard in the next room …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 muffled — adjective 1. being or made softer or less loud or clear (Freq. 7) the dull boom of distant breaking waves muffled drums the muffled noises of the street muted trumpets • Syn: ↑dull, ↑muted, ↑ …

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  • 9 muffled — muf|fled [ mʌfld ] adjective a muffled sound is not easy to hear because it is blocked by something: muffled voices from the next room …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 muffled — UK [ˈmʌf(ə)ld] / US adjective a muffled sound is not easy to hear because it is blocked by something muffled voices from the next room …

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  • 11 muffled — adj. Muffled is used with these nouns: ↑cry, ↑curse, ↑exclamation, ↑explosion, ↑groan, ↑laughter, ↑moan, ↑noise, ↑reply, ↑roar, ↑scream, ↑shout, ↑ …

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  • 12 muffled — adjective we thought we heard muffled voices Syn: indistinct, faint, muted, dull, soft, stifled, smothered Ant: loud …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 muffled — Synonyms and related words: armored, bated, between the lines, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped, covered, covert, cowled, cryptic, curtained, damped, dampened, dead, deadened, delitescent, dormant, dull, dulled, eclipsed,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 muffled — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. suppressed, stifled, indistinct; see obscure 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 muffled — англ. [мафлд] заглушенно, приглушенно см. также muffle …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 16 muffled — mÊŒfld adj. (of sound) silenced, diminished by the presence of insulating material; wrapped in a cloak, covered muf·fle || mÊŒfl n. furnace, kiln (Art); cover, covering; something that muffles v. silence or lessen a sound; cover, wrap; cover… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 muffled — a. 1. Wrapped up, concealed. 2. Dulled, deadened, suppressed …

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  • 18 muffled — adj dampened, muted, padded; soft, softened, subdued, toned down, suppressed; faint, indistinct, unclear, dim, barely audible; nonresonant, dead, dead sounding; It. sordo. flat, dull, toneless …

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  • 19 muffled — muf·fled …

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  • 20 muffled scream — choked cry, deadened shout …

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