One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a group of men stood muttering in one corner of the room’
talk under one's breath, murmur, mumble, whisper, speak in an undertone, speak sotto voce, speak in hushed tones
talk to oneself
2‘backbenchers muttered about the reshuffle’
grumble, moan, complain, grouse, carp, whine, bleat
informal gripe, beef, bitch, whinge, sound off
British informal chunter, grizzle
Northern English informal mither
North American informal kvetch
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