- (America) IPA: /ˈstʌɾɚ/
stutter (stutters, present participle stuttering; past and past participle stuttered)
- (ambitransitive) To speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.
- He stuttered a few words of thanks.
- (intransitive) To exhaust a gas with difficulty
- The engine of the old car stuttered going up the slope. I was stuttering after the marathon.
- (speak with spasmodic repetition) stammer
stutter (plural stutters)
- A speech disorder characterised by stuttering.
- Synonyms: stammer
- (obsolete) One who stutters.
- Synonyms: stutterer, stammerer
- 1626, Francis Bacon, Sylva Sylvarum, London: William Lee, IV. Century, p. 103,
- And many Stutters (we finde) are very Cholericke Men; Choler Enducing a Drinesse in the Tongue.
- French: bégaiement
- German: Stottern
- Italian: balbuzie
- Portuguese: gagueira
- Russian: заикание
- Spanish: tartamudeo