stutter

Part of speech: verb

To utter with spasmodic hesitations or repetitions; stammer.

Part of speech: noun

The act of stuttering.

Part of speech: noun

Stutterer.

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Usage examples "stutter":

  1. As the reader has already discovered, Toby was fain to stutter in the most agonizing fashion. - "At Whispering Pine Lodge", Lawrence J. Leslie.
  2. There was no one to help him, however, and he began to stutter horribly, while his eyes wore the look of a startled hare. - "A Butterfly on the Wheel", Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull.
  3. Fairy did not stutter, but, when excited, she was apt to put extra syllables in her words. - "The Dorrance Domain", Carolyn Wells.