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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.


[ˈstæmərɪŋlɪ] ADV he said stammeringlydijo tartamudeando


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The waiter, when this irony grew clearer, stammeringly assured him that the establishment had certainly no such intention; it must be a most curious mistake.
A privileged elder son, and stammeringly shy, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step.
Then on days when I didn't have contoured cheeks, sparkly metre-long lashes and berry-cherry lips, they would get a terrible fright, and stammeringly enquire after my health and ask why is my skin so yellow and have I got jaundice?