Mumble and Sing


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Mumble verb – To speak softly and unclearly.
Sing and mumble are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Mumble".
Nearby Words: mumbled, mumbling
Synonyms for Mumble


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Sing verb – To produce musical sounds with the voice.
Mumble and sing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Mumble" instead a verb "Sing".
Nearby Words: singing, singer, singe, singed, singable
Synonyms for Sing

Common collocations

word mumble word sing word
bit mumble bit sing bit
theme mumble theme sing theme
words mumble words sing words
Other nouns: sorrow, lines.

Both words in one sentence

  • Happy Feet: Gloria asks a version of this after she discovers that him singing to her at the mating season is really him lip-synching and letting someone else sing (Mumble can't sing).
  • Dreadful Musician Mumble, The main character of Happy Feet is the only penguin among his peers that can't sing to save his life.
  • Music / Slint Perishing Alt Rock Voice: So perishing Brian didn't so much sing as mumble spoken-word narration most of the time, and fell ill due to the strain of yelling the climax of "Good Morning, Captain".
    Source: Music / Slint
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