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v. stam·mered, stam·mer·ing, stam·mers
To speak with involuntary pauses or repetitions.
To utter with involuntary pauses or repetitions.
A way of speaking characterized by involuntary pauses or repetitions.

[Middle English stameren, from Old English stamerian.]

stam′mer·er n.
stam′mer·ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stammerer - someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
مُتَمْتِم، مُتَلَعْثِم
kdo zadrhuje v řečikokta
maîur sem stamar
koktavý človek


[ˈstæmərəʳ] Ntartamudo/a m/f


nStotterer m, → Stotterin f


[ˈstæmərəʳ] nbalbuziente m/f


(ˈstӕmə) noun
the speech defect of being unable to produce easily certain sounds. `You m-m-must m-m-meet m-m-my m-m-mother' is an example of a stammer; That child has a bad stammer.
to speak with a stammer or in a similar way because of eg fright, nervousness etc. He stammered an apology.
ˈstammerer noun
a person who has a stammer.
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Sir Derek Jacobi revealed himself to be a fan of pork pies, showed how to play Hitler and demonstrated the difference between a stammerer and a stutterer - and if you remember I, Claudius on television you'll understand why he should know that.
Jagga is a terrible stammerer, and he finds a simple solution to get over it.
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I found it extremely helpful to hear from an individual young stammerer, which tactics a listener should employ to help (keeping eye contact/waiting patiently/not finishing off sentences for others) and which tactics make matters worse (staring at the floor/looking bored/firing quick questions at the speaker).
He briefly explains some key events, like the Treaty of Verdun [843], which formalized the tripartite division of the Carolingian Empire, but anyone unfamiliar with the likes of Louis the Pious, Louis the German, Louis the Younger, and Louis the Stammerer (respective son, grandson, and two great-grandsons of Charlemagne) will need a reliable textbook, such as Roger Collins's Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000.
The word Speech in The King's Speech means the speaking of George VI, the stammerer who did not want to become king.
The writer, who overcame a speech impediment in his childhood, said: "For a stutterer, for a stammerer, to be heard is a wonderful thing.
The stammerer has not repressed the awareness of how little of what comes out 'for all its lovely cadences (perhaps because of them?
West Frankish rulers like Charles the Fat and Louis the Stammerer in the ninth and tenth centuries struggled against the local warlords, while the Danes colonised Normandy and marauding Magyar horsemen from Hungary brought havoc and destruction as far west its Paris, Orleans and Tours.
If Balbus means "Stammerer," the name of his friend Claudius might mean "Cripple"; Erasmus mentions a stammerer in connection with a cripple ("claudus") in Adagia 973, ASD, 2, 2:472, line 151.
English audiences, it has to be said, are unlikely to care, given the local popularity of both Colin Firth, playing a garrulous gay drifter and then his lovesick stammerer of a father, and David Morrissey (now on screen in "Hilary and Jackie") as -- at various times -- a rival, friend and colleague to the two utterly contrasting generations of father and son offered up by Firth.
If a job application form states that the candidate is a stammerer, please do not make assumptions, about the person.