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stam·mer

stammer

 
 
pronunciation:
stae mr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: stammers, stammering, stammered
definition: to speak in an anxious or uncertain way. People who stammer often repeat sounds and stop between words.
He stammered through the poem as he read it to the class.
synonyms:
stutter
similar words:
falter, hesitate, sputter, stumble
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a stammering manner of speech.
I speak with a stammer if I'm upset.
synonyms:
stutter
derivations: stammeringly (adv.), stammerer (n.)