Definitions of muted

  1. in a softened tone; " hushed voices"; " muted trumpets"; " a subdued whisper"; " a quiet reprimand"
  2. being or made softer or less loud or clear; " the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; " muffled drums"; " the muffled noises of the street"; " muted trumpets"

Usage examples for muted

  1. A muted echo of the engine- room telegraph was audible then, and the engines took up again their tireless chant. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. Her voice was muted as if more than a whisper would carry to the stars just coming into brilliance above them. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  3. Then riding over the muted jingle the deep voice of the announcer saying Tonight the Witches of the world clean a slum of the world ... – Prologue to an Analogue by Leigh Richmond
  4. The automatic hush of the door shutting out the muted street sounds was all too familiar. – Second Sight by Basil Eugene Wells
  5. I am there at my best," he declared with all the muted vanity of a modest man. – Melomaniacs by James Huneker