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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A word used in a public forum such as a newsgroup when the user wishes to hide some details which are secret. For example, ‘I know of one company mumble where they have threatened their...

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Mumbles

Gwen Terry.

in Clark

November 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 1199 words.

In this chapter, Clark shares his experience on the show; where Johnny played a popular game called “Stump the Band,” on the Tonight Show. The requests from the audience were named...

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mumble

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A word used in a public forum such as a newsgroup when the user wishes to hide some details which are secret. For example, ‘I know of one company mumble where they have threatened their...

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mumbling <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 6 words.

ˈmɤmblɪn, -ɪŋ

sp mumbling1

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mumble mode

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 The state of a program, computer, or networked system when it produces totally inappropriate responses to the data it is given. For example, a browser is in mumble mode if...

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mumble-news <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈmɤmbǝl-ˌnju:z

sp mumble-newes1

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Mumbles Mile, The

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 55 words.

A famous pubcrawl along the hospitable seafront of Mumbles, to the southwest of Swansea, South Wales. Formerly, one of the

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mumbler <i>n.</i> (<i>UK Und.</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 42 words.

a beggar pretending to be a failed tradesman.

a.1790 H.T. Potter New Dict. Cant (1795) n.p.: mumblers

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Mumbles

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Glamorgan

Seaside resort near Swansea. Here, on 27 January 1883, Maggie and Jessie Ace, daughters of the lighthouse keeper, waded into the stormy sea during...

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mumble

Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 45 words.

A word used in a public forum such as a *newsgroup when the user wishes to hide some details

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mumble

Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 45 words.

A word used in a public forum such as a *newsgroup when the user wishes to hide some details

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