stuttering


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stut·ter

 (stŭt′ər)
intr. & tr.v. stut·tered, stut·ter·ing, stut·ters
To speak or utter with a spasmodic repetition or prolongation of sounds.
n.
The act or habit of stuttering.

[Frequentative of dialectal stut, from Middle English stutten.]

stut′ter·er n.
stut′ter·ing·ly adv.
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stuttering

noun
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stuttering

noun
A speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses:
Translations

stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ]
A. ADJtartamudo
B. Ntartamudeo m

stuttering

nStottern nt

stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ] nbalbuzie f

stut·ter·ing

n. tartamudeo.
References in classic literature ?
But that was by no means the worst of it, for after a day or two at sea he began to appear on deck with hazy eye, red cheeks, stuttering tongue, and other marks of drunkenness.
She laughed very prettily, not so much at the sonnets, which she could not but esteem, as at poor Henry's French accent, which was unique, resembling the warbling of birds, if birds ever warbled with a stuttering, nasal intonation.
It brought the farmer, voluble, stuttering with gratitude.
Stand there, balked and dumb, stuttering and stammering, hissed and hooted, stand and strive, until at last rage draw out of thee that dream-power which every night shows thee is thine own; a power transcending all limit and privacy, and by virtue of which a man is the conductor of the whole river of electricity.
He resumed, stuttering, "I am he, who this morning--"
Stolypin, stuttering, broke into the conversation and began excitedly talking of the abuses that existed under the former order of things- threatening to give a serious turn to the conversation.
It's head for tall timber, and the Greeks take the hindermost," adjudged the cheerful sailor, while Ole was stuttering over what would happen when we came to the end of the river.
As soon as he regained the use of his senses, he said, trembling and stuttering from fright:
Dobbin, with a great deal of hesitation and stuttering, protested that he was not in the least hungry or thirsty; that he had no business to transact; that he only came to ask if Mr.
But if he has a particularly difficult problem with stuttering, it is certainly worth seeking help from a speech therapist
Through 12 years of stuttering therapy, her glass-half-full attitude was ever-present.
Fluency disorders may be caused by cerebral accidents, Tourette's syndrome, and other medical conditions, but the most common fluency disorder is stuttering (Cooper, 1997).