Ramble vs Mutter - What's the difference?

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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.

ramble

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside.
  • * 1811 , Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility , chapter 16
  • 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 rambling; an instance of someone talking at length without direction.
  • (mining) A bed of shale over the seam of coal.
  • (Raymond)
  • A section of woodland suitable for leisurely walking.
  • Verb

  • 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.

    Synonyms

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    Anagrams

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    mutter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A repressed or obscure utterance; an instance of muttering.
  • The prisoners were docile, and accepted their lot with barely a mutter .
  • (in Indian restaurants) peas
  • Derived terms

    * mutter paneer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 28 , author=Jamie Jackson , title=Wimbledon 2012: Lukas Rosol shocked by miracle win over Rafael Nadal , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=This set – the set of Rosol's life – was studded with aces and menacing ground-strokes that left Nadal an impotent spectator often muttering to himself and at the umpire regarding a perceived misdemeanour by his opponent.}}
  • To speak softly and incoherently, or with imperfect articulations.
  • The asylum inmate muttered some doggerel about chains and pains to himself, over and over.
  • * Dryden
  • Meantime your filthy foreigner will stare, / And mutter to himself.
  • To make a sound with a low, rumbling noise.
  • April could hear the delivery van's engine muttering in the driveway.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Thick lightnings flash, the muttering thunder rolls.

    Synonyms

    * (sense, speak under one's breath) growl, grumble, mumble * (speak incoherently) babble, mumble, murmur, ramble, stutter * (make a low sound) growl, putter, rumble * See also