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Meaning of STUTTER

Pronunciation:  'stutur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
  2. [v]  speak haltingly
 

STUTTER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bumble, falter, stammer, stammer
 
 See Also: mouth, speak, speech defect, speech disorder, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Stut"ter\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Stuttered}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Stuttering}.] [Freq. of stut, OE. stoten; probably
    of Dutch or Low German origin; cf. D. & LG. stotteren, G.
    stottern, D. stooten to push, to strike; akin to G. stossen,
    Icel. stauta, Sw. st["o]ta, Dan. st["o]de, Goth. stautan, L.
    tundere, Skr. tud to thrust. Cf. {Contuse}, {Obtuse}.]
    To hesitate or stumble in uttering words; to speak with
    spasmodic repetition or pauses; to stammer.
    
          Trembling, stuttering, calling for his confessor.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Stut"ter\, n.
    1. The act of stuttering; a stammer. See {Stammer}, and
       {Stuttering}.
    
    2. One who stutters; a stammerer. [Obs.] --Bacon.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you stutter indicates your inability to make yourself heard or express yourself clearly. You may be trying to hide and conceal how you really feel.
 

 

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