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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 ?
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.
A small window shot an oblique square of whiter light upon the cluttered floor.
The moon, who sees many strange things on the Banks, looked down on a slim youth in knickerbockers and a red jersey, staggering around the cluttered decks of a seventy-ton schooner, while behind him, waving a knotted rope, walked, after the manner of an executioner, a boy who yawned and nodded between the blows he dealt.
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:
Martin's first impression was of the disorder and cluttered confusion of the room.
The starboard boat, cluttered with men, provisions, and property and being rapidly rowed away from the danger centre, which was the Mary Turner, was scarcely a hundred yards away, when the whale, missing the schooner clean, turned at full speed and close range, churning the water, and all but collided with the boat.
No; you don't want your room cluttered up with flowers.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO -- SAY Media today announced new research showing that Clean Web pages have a more positive impact on advertiser and site perception compared to cluttered multi-ad environments.
The survey carried out by Guide Dogs revealed Stockton's town centre is one of the least cluttered in the country.
We regularly use phrases such as cluttered, overflowing and can't swing a cat to describe the state of our homes today.
Her interests led her to study Reiki, a Japanese system of healing, which taught her that emotional and mental issues from our lives can cause our space to be cluttered with reminders from the past.