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STUTTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stutter mean? 

STUTTER (noun)
  The noun STUTTER has 1 sense:

1. a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

  Familiarity information: STUTTER used as a noun is very rare.


STUTTER (verb)
  The verb STUTTER has 1 sense:

1. speak haltingly

  Familiarity information: STUTTER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STUTTER (noun)


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Meaning:

A speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

stammer; stutter

Hypernyms ("stutter" is a kind of...):

defect of speech; speech defect; speech disorder (a disorder of oral speech)


STUTTER (verb)


Sense 1stutter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speak haltingly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

stammer; stutter; bumble; falter

Context example:

The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

Hypernyms (to "stutter" is one way to...):

mouth; speak; talk; utter; verbalise; verbalize (express in speech)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue stutter


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