Muffled vs Maffled - What's the difference?

muffled | maffled |


As verbs the difference between muffled and maffled

is that muffled is (muffle) while maffled is (maffle).

muffled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (muffle)

  • muffle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that mutes or deadens sound.
  • A warm piece of clothing for the hands.
  • A kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames (a muffle furnace)
  • The bare end of the nose between the nostrils, especially in ruminants.
  • Verb

    (muffl)
  • To wrap (a person, face etc.) in fabric or another covering, for warmth or protection; often with up .
  • * Addison
  • The face lies muffled up within the garment.
  • * Dryden
  • He muffled with a cloud his mournful eyes.
  • * Arbuthnot
  • muffled up in darkness and superstition
  • To wrap up or cover (a source of noise) in order to deaden the sound.
  • to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an oar which rests in the rowlock
  • To mute or deaden (a sound etc.).
  • * 1999 , (George RR Martin), A Clash of Kings , Bantam 2011, p. 397:
  • The singer's voice was muffled by the thick walls, yet Tyrion knew the verse.
  • (dated) To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.
  • (dated) To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.
  • maffled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (maffle)

  • maffle

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To stammer.
  • (Webster 1913)