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clut·ter

 (klŭt′ər)
n.
1. A confused or disordered state or collection; a jumble: sorted through the clutter in the attic.
2. A confused noise; a clatter.
v. clut·tered, clut·ter·ing, clut·ters
v.tr.
1. To fill or spread over in a disorderly manner: Boxes cluttered the garage.
2. To make disorderly or hard to use by filling or covering with objects: I cluttered up my desk with old memos.
v.intr.
1. To run or move with bustle and confusion.
2. To make a clatter.

[Probably from Middle English cloteren, to clot, from clot, lump, from Old English clott.]

cluttered

(ˈklʌtəd)
adj
filled with things or people in an untidy way
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cluttered - filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish; "the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris"; "his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"

cluttered

adjective untidy, confused, disordered, littered, messy, muddled, jumbled, disarrayed She dreaded going into that cluttered room.

cluttered

adjective
Excessively filled with detail:
Translations
في حالَةِ فَوْضىوَعَدَم نِظام
přecpaný
tætpakket
ofhlaîiî, of fullt af e-u

cluttered

[ˈklʌtərd] adjencombré(e)

clutter

(ˈklatə) noun
state of untidiness. The house is in a clutter.
ˈcluttered adjective
untidy; too full of furniture etc. Some people think it's a beautiful room but it's too cluttered for my taste.
References in classic literature ?
Many were the doubtful looks cast upon the heap of miscellaneous material that now cluttered the roof, and finally the Scarecrow shook his head and remarked:
Mighty soon we'll have the cave so cluttered up with women, and fellows waiting to be ransomed, that there won't be no place for the rob- bers.
Martin's first impression was of the disorder and cluttered confusion of the room.
No; you don't want your room cluttered up with flowers.
A small window shot an oblique square of whiter light upon the cluttered floor.
At present our houses are cluttered and defiled with it, and a good housewife would sweep out the greater part into the dust hole, and not leave her morning's work undone.
If your home is more cluttered than clean you're not alone -- 85 per cent of homeowners say that organisation and storage is the most desired feature in a home.
TIME TO DE-CLUTTER INTERIOR designers and psychologists agree that a cluttered physical environment can impact our moods and having a good clear-out can be transformative.
A cluttered home can also pose significant fire danger, and the accumulation of unnecessary items can put seniors who suffer from limited mobility in harm's way.
For instance, if the entry hallway is always cluttered with shoes, put a basket there to contain them.
The shelves he intended for laundry baskets were always cluttered with other stuff.
If your bookshelves are becoming cluttered, here's a book to sort them out.