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Adjective: muffled  mú-fuld
  1. Being or made softer or less loud or clear
    "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street";
    - dull, muted, softened
  2. Wrapped up especially for protection or secrecy
    "children muffled almost to the eyebrows"
Verb: muffle  mú-ful
  1. Suppress in order to conceal or hide
    "muffle one's anger";
    - smother, stifle, strangle, repress
  2. Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    - mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down

See also: covered, soft

Type of: bottle up, inhibit, soften, suppress

Encyclopedia: Muffle