• (British, America) IPA: /mʌl/

mull (mulls, present participle mulling; past and past participle mulled)

  1. (usually with over) To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate.
    to mull a thought or a problem
    he paused to mull over his various options before making a decision
    • 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 5
      It was the germ of a thought, which, however, was destined to mull around in his conscious and subconscious mind until it resulted in magnificent achievement.
  2. To powder; to pulverize.
  3. To chop marijuana so that it becomes a smokable form.
  4. To heat and spice something, such as wine.
  5. To join two or more individual windows at mullions.
  6. To dull or stupefy.
Translations Translations Translations Noun


  1. A thin, soft muslin.
  2. (uncountable) Marijuana that has been chopped to prepare it for smoking.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:marijuana
  3. A stew of meat, broth, milk, butter, vegetables, and seasonings, thickened with soda crackers.
  4. The gauze used in bookbinding to adhere a text block to a book's cover.
  5. An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger.

mull (plural mulls)

  1. (Scotland) A promontory.
    the Mull of Kintyre
  2. A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn.

mull (uncountable)

  1. dirt; rubbish

Proper noun
  1. An island , the second largest in the Inner Hebrides, in Argyll and Bute.

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