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Stutterer   Listen

Someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions.  Synonym: stammerer.

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"Stutterer" Quotes from Famous Books

... to lisp in numbers before I had mastered the multiplication table, and I have been lisping ever since." Field had a peculiar hesitation in his speech, almost amounting to the pause of an embarrassed stutterer; and if he related this experience to the British matrons as he rehearsed it to his friends afterward, it was small wonder that they swallowed it with many a "Really!" "How curious!" "Isn't ...
— Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions - Vol. I • Slason Thompson

... look here!" roared the old showman; "you stay on earth. Don't you try to fly and take us with you. There's the principal trouble in gettin' at facts," he explained, whirling on the Cap'n. "Investigators don't get down to cases. Talk with a stutterer, and if you don't look sharp you'll get to stutterin' yourself. Now, if we don't look out, Gammon here will have us believin' ...
— The Skipper and the Skipped - Being the Shore Log of Cap'n Aaron Sproul • Holman Day

... d-d-dead to the w-w-world as anything," replied the stutterer, as he looked blankly at his two chums, and then toward the swinging pole, as though, the puzzle had ...
— Chums of the Camp Fire • Lawrence J. Leslie

Words linked to "Stutterer" :   verbalizer, talker, utterer, stutter, speaker, verbaliser, stammerer

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