What does the word stutter mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To utter with spasmodic hesitations or repetitions; stammer.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of stuttering.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stutterer.

Usage examples for stutter

  1. 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 by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  2. Fairy did not stutter, but, when excited, she was apt to put extra syllables in her words. – The Dorrance Domain by Carolyn Wells