utterer


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ut·ter 1

 (ŭt′ər)
tr.v. ut·tered, ut·ter·ing, ut·ters
1. To send forth with the voice: uttered a cry.
2. To articulate (words); pronounce or speak: uttered "yes."
3. Law To put (counterfeit currency or a forged check or instrument) into circulation: utter a bad check.
4. Obsolete To offer (merchandise) for sale; sell.

[Middle English utteren, partly from Middle Low German uteren (from uter, outer, comparative of ūt, out; see ud- in Indo-European roots) and alteration (influenced by utter, outer) of Middle English outen, to disclose (from out, out; see out).]

ut′ter·a·ble adj.
ut′ter·er n.

ut·ter 2

 (ŭt′ər)
adj.
Complete; absolute; entire: utter nonsense; utter darkness.

[Middle English, from Old English ūtera, outer; see ud- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.utterer - an organism that can utter vocal sounds; "an utterer of foul oaths"; "is the giraffe a vocalizer?"
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
2.utterer - someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coinsutterer - someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
3.utterer - someone who expresses in languageutterer - 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"
alliterator - a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration
articulator - someone who pronounces words
caller-up, phoner, telephoner, caller - the person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"
babbler, chatterer, prater, spouter, chatterbox, magpie - an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
conversationalist, conversationist, schmoozer - someone skilled at conversation
dictator - a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
drawler - someone who speaks with a drawl
driveller, jabberer - someone whose talk is trivial drivel
ejaculator - a speaker who utters a sudden exclamation
growler - a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner - someone who asks a question
lecturer - someone who lectures professionally
lisper - a speaker who lisps
mentioner - a speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
motormouth - someone who talks incessantly; "I wish that motormouth would shut up"
mumbler, murmurer, mutterer - a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
narrator, storyteller, teller - someone who tells a story
orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker - a person who delivers a speech or oration
prattler - someone who speaks in a childish way
ranter, raver - someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
reciter - someone who recites from memory
native speaker - a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood; "native speakers of French"
stammerer, stutterer - someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions
stentor - a speaker with an unusually loud voice
talking head - a talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen
venter - a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
vociferator - a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)
voicer - a speaker who voices an opinion
wailer - a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
whisperer - one who speaks in a whisper
witness, witnesser, informant - someone who sees an event and reports what happened
References in classic literature ?
What It thinks, that It utters; and what It utters, that It hears; and It itself is Thinker, Utterer, Hearer, Thought, Word, Audition; it is the One, and yet the All in All.
After that came a farrago of Chinese, so like the voice of Ah Moy, that again, though for the last time, Michael sought about the steerage for the utterer.
If your enemy had told me that you had ever talked as you talk now, that you had ever looked as you look now, I would have turned my back on him as the utterer of a vile calumny against a just, a brave, an upright man.
Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson's door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.
The equitable Twemlow felt that this sentiment, irrespective of the utterer, demanded his cordial assent.
He is a beholder of ideas and an utterer of the necessary and causal.
participant's choice for collective voice, which supports his/her action) --Voices distribution mechanisms that mark the subject's implication (involvement) in the discourse (person of speech, direct, indirect or Alterity free speeches) and indicate the responsibility of the utterer in relation to what is said; * Ex.
What more when the utterances are plain offensive, and the utterer incorrigible, unapologetic?
Waters quotes Helen Vendler here as an example of the theory that identification with the poetic speaker is the norm for reading poetry: "The lyric is a script written for performance by the reader--who, as soon as he enters the lyric, is no longer a reader but rather an utterer, saying the words of the poem in propria persona, internally and with proprietary feeling" (quoted in Waters 2003, 14).
Another flaw of musilanguage research seems to me that birdsong and other cries naturels foreground presentational codes over representational codes, the former being primarily self-referential, drawing attention to the performance of the utterer while undervaluing the main function of language, which is resemblance relations of a representational kind, in short aboutness.
TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATIONS, WORK NOT ON THE UTTERER BUT RECIPIENT.