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 ?
As soon as he regained the use of his senses, he said, trembling and stuttering from fright:
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.
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.
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.
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.
ABU DHABI: An Emirati woman with a severe stuttering problem has launched a survey to compile data of UAE residents with a similar speech disorder.
It kept me from stuttering, but the whole class laughed.
Still, those stuttering issues have apparently been present since March, when the Creators Update launched to the installed base of Windows 10 at large.
Stuttering has been described as a disorder in the temporal motor sequence of speech (6), and a fluency disorder that interrupts rhythm and time, producing frequent repetitions, prolongations and blocks of syllables and words (7).
The documentary is about Farah Al-Qaissieh, a 27-year-old Emirati entrepreneur who started battling with stuttering ever since she was a little kid which caused her countless embarrassing situations.
To our knowledge, in the medical literature, an FD patient presenting with stuttering has not been previously reported.