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
Related words
fear laliophobia
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stuttering

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

stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ]
A. ADJtartamudo
B. Ntartamudeo m
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stuttering

nStottern nt
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stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ] nbalbuzie f
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stut·ter·ing

n. tartamudeo.
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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.
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It allows us to look at stuttering as an accent and not as speech impediment," she said.
IT is commonly believed that stuttering does not seriously affect young children.
I think it is great that Astros star George Springer and Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist have bonded over their shared stuttering and that the public is aware of this, because it brings attention to stuttering.
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