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Stutter   /stˈətər/   Listen

A speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds.  Synonym: stammer.

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"Stutter" Quotes from Famous Books

... to stutter and stammer, and to grow red in the face, as is his wont when at all excited. 'W—what do you mean by ...
— The Beetle - A Mystery • Richard Marsh

... think it over the more unnatural and inhuman it seems. Yet to hunt for help, in this busy land, is like searching for a needle in a hay-stack. Already, in the clear morning air, one can hear the stutter and skip and cough of the tractors along the opalescent sky-line, accosting the morning sun with their rattle and tattle of harvests to be. And I intend to ...
— The Prairie Mother • Arthur Stringer

... he could only stutter and point at the sack with 'is finger, and Henery Walker, as was getting curious, lifted up the other end of it and out rolled a score of as fine cabbages as you could ...
— Odd Craft, Complete • W.W. Jacobs

Words linked to "Stutter" :   verbalize, verbalise, mouth, bumble, speech disorder, speech defect, speak, stammer, defect of speech, utter, talk

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