Definition of mutely in US English:



  • See mute

    • ‘The girl continued to gaze back at him mutely, expressing no reaction.’
    • ‘I nod mutely and watch as she exits, closing the door softly behind her.’
    • ‘Jim held onto his father and kept staring mutely into the microphone.’
    • ‘I mutely watched as a silent battle of wills raged between the two, glad for once I wasn't a part of it.’
    • ‘We both nodded mutely and silently returned to the den to talk it over with each other.’