Definition Of muted


(of a sound or voice) quiet and soft.

they discussed the accident in muted voices

deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of.

her footsteps were muted by the thick carpet

Example Of muted

  • A soft, muted noise at my back made me jump and turn around.

  • As always I marvelled at the display of texture and muted colour that would humble the most dazzling painter.

  • At last I heard the outer door open; felt a draught of air and heard muted footsteps crossing the soft carpet of the sitting room.

  • ‘I am sorry I have to do this to you,’ he heard her muted voice say tonelessly.

  • Downstairs is dominated by a slick bar, muted colours, mismatched furniture and a dark slate floor.

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