Ramble vs Mutter - What's the difference?
Ramble is a synonym of mutter.
As nouns the difference between ramble and mutter
is that ramble
is a leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside while mutter
is a repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.
As verbs the difference between ramble and mutter
is that ramble
is to move about aimlessly, or on a winding course while mutter
is to utter words, especially complaints or angry expressions, indistinctly or with a low voice and lips partly closed; to say under one's breath.
A leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside.
* 1811 , Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility , chapter 16
A rambling; an instance of someone talking at length without direction.
(mining) A bed of shale over the seam of coal.
- Marianne was prevailed upon to join her sisters in their usual walk, instead of wandering away by herself. Hitherto she had carefully avoided every companion in her rambles . If her sisters intended to walk on the downs, she directly stole away towards the lanes
A section of woodland suitable for leisurely walking.
To move about aimlessly, or on a winding course
To walk for pleasure; to amble or saunter.
To talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions.
- Francine has a tendency to ramble when it gets to be late in the evening.
A repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.
(in Indian restaurants) peas
- The prisoners were docile, and accepted their lot with barely a mutter .
* mutter paneer
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.
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To speak softly and incoherently, or with imperfect articulations.
- The asylum inmate muttered some doggerel about chains and pains to himself, over and over.
To make a sound with a low, rumbling noise.
- Meantime your filthy foreigner will stare, / And mutter to himself.
* Alexander Pope
- April could hear the delivery van's engine muttering in the driveway.
- Thick lightnings flash, the muttering thunder rolls.
, speak under one's breath
) growl, grumble, mumble
* (speak incoherently
) babble, mumble, murmur, ramble, stutter
* (make a low sound
) growl, putter, rumble
* See also