What does the word stammer mean?

    Part of speech: verb

  • To stutter.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stammerer.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A halting, defective utterance; a stuttering.

  • Part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for stammer

  1. And you ought to have seen how Mrs. Senter's features sharpened, as she waited for me to stammer or blush. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  2. " Just idle curiosity," I managed to stammer, my face very hot. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  3. My embarrassment was so great, in spite of the friendly smile that accompanied these words, that I could only stammer- " From Winburg, President," alluding to the last time I had seen him. – With Steyn and De Wet by Philip Pienaar