n. heavy scarf worn around the neck for warmth; anything used in muffling; part of the exhaust pipe of a car that dampens the noise
I stop at a light, thinking my muffler is dragging behind the car since this guy is trying so hard to get my attention.
Sentence in Classic:
As midnight was striking bronze blows upon the dusky air, Dorian Gray, dressed commonly, and with a muffler wrapped round his throat, crept quietly out of his house.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
She had knitted socks and baby caps and afghans and mufflers and tatted yards of lace and painted china hair receivers and mustache cups.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The audience in the Rosebud Movie Palace squealed and wiped their eyes; they scrambled under the seats for overshoes, mittens, and mufflers, while the screen announced that next week Mr.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context