mutter about

mutter about someone or something

to grumble or complain about someone or something. Are you muttering about me? What is your complaint? Why is everyone muttering about the food here? It is excellent.
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mutter something about someone or something

to say something softly and indistinctly about someone or something. I heard him mutter something about being late. Sharon is muttering something about Dave. What does she mean?
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Something is terribly wrong in a church where all that our bishops seem to be able to do is mutter about insubordination to their episcopal authority --at the same time as they themselves are rejecting the authority and witness of the worldwide Anglican church.