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Discussion » Questions » Life and Society » Whats the difference between utter and mutter when speaking?

Whats the difference between utter and mutter when speaking?

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Posted - January 7

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  • 1791
    Something uttered is something said at a normal level.  When you mutter, it's something almost whispered.
      January 7, 2017 11:22 AM MST
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  • This is quite the distinction . thank you so very much OK?
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      January 7, 2017 11:33 AM MST
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  • 3653
    You have to drink milk when you are uttering.
      January 7, 2017 11:24 AM MST
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  • 1791
    Wouldn't that be "uddering?"
      January 7, 2017 11:51 AM MST
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  • 705
    Not if you are muttering when  you are uttering.
      January 7, 2017 12:00 PM MST
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  • Depends on context.. if you use the word, "utter" when speaking.. that would be very different from muttering :P
      January 7, 2017 11:26 AM MST
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  • Right you are!
      January 7, 2017 11:32 AM MST
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  • 705
    http://the-difference-between.com/mutter/utter
      January 7, 2017 11:39 AM MST
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  • 821
    When you say quietly " he is asking baiting questions so he can find out how I argue" that is uttering.

    If you say that in a non understanding way that is muttering.

      January 7, 2017 12:14 PM MST
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  • 93
    When me mutter was alive, she would utter untoward to me.
      January 7, 2017 12:20 PM MST
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  • 2156
    utter butter doesn't sputter
    but mutter with utter butter
    and you will sputter.
    ...could that be an answer? haha
      January 7, 2017 12:28 PM MST
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  • 1445
    'Utter' can only be uttered. but 'mutter' can be uttered and muttered both.
      January 7, 2017 12:48 PM MST
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  • You clearly win.
      January 7, 2017 4:28 PM MST
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  • 1396
    When speaking of ewes, the utter is under, when speaking of mutter, she prefers daddy under. This post was edited by ProblemCh1ld at January 7, 2017 4:39 PM MST
      January 7, 2017 4:37 PM MST
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