muffler
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmʌflɚ/
Noun

muffler (plural mufflers)

  1. (US, automotive) Part of the exhaust pipe of a car that dampens the noise the engine produces.
  2. A silencer or suppressor fitted to a gun.
  3. A type of scarf.
    • 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 8
      The newcomer took off his cap and his big woollen muffler. His nose was pointed and red.
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