stutter

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stutter (third-person singular simple present stutters, present participle stuttering, simple past and past participle stuttered)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.
    He stuttered a few words of thanks.

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  • (speak with spasmodic repetition): stammer

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Noun[edit]

stutter (plural stutters)

  1. A speech disorder characterised by stuttering.
  2. (obsolete) One who stutters; a stammerer.
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