What is another word for muffer?

54 synonyms found


[ mˈʌfə], [ mˈʌfə], [ m_ˈʌ_f_ə]

The word "muffer" might not immediately evoke a sense of familiarity and a broad range of synonyms might not come to mind. However, there are other words that can be used in place of it, such as "suppress," "stifle," "silence," "quell," "muzzle," and "hush-up." Each of these words encapsulate a similar meaning to "muffer," such as quieting or limiting noise, stifling the expression of ideas or emotions, and suppressing information. In literature, an author might use a synonym for "muffer" to add variety and nuance to their writing, and to prevent repetitive language from bogging down the text and boring the reader.

How to use "Muffer" in context?

The word "muffer" is derived from the Old English word "muffe," meaning "a cloth you put over your face so you can breathe through your nose and mouth" or "a piece of cloth or leather you tie over your mouth so you can breathe." Muffers were used in the Middle Ages to prevent infectious diseases from spreading, especially during outbreaks of the plague.

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