mutter (something) under (one's) breath

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mutter (something) under (one's) breath

1. To say threatening, consternated, or disgruntled remarks in a very soft or indistinct voice, such that no one else can hear or understand them clearly. "You'll get what's coming to you one of these days," Janet muttered under her breath. Steven stormed off to his room, muttering curses under his breath.
2. To say threatening, consternated, or disgruntled remarks in a very soft or indistinct voice, such that no one else can hear or understand them clearly. "You'll get what's coming to you one of these days," Janet muttered under her breath. Steven stormed off to his room, muttering curses under his breath.
See also: breath, mutter
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No need to double-check that, I mutter under my breath.
But I've done nothing more than mutter under my breath or dart dirty looks in the direction of my ill-mannered sources.
Maybe you should have tried disciplining them yourself 10 years ago," I mutter under my breath as they moan about the latest awful injustice to befall Junior.
My eyes get cloudy as I mutter under my breath, "May God bless you, lady.
I turn my head so they can't see my face and start to mutter under my breath while panic sets in.
None of your bloody business whether I'm married or not', I want to mutter under my breath.