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1. stammer

verb. ['ˈstæmɝ'] speak haltingly.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • falter
  • speak
  • bumble
  • talk
  • verbalise
  • stutter

Antonyms

  • ride
  • stand still
  • succeed
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • stamerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How do you pronounce stammer?

Pronounce stammer as ˈstæmər.

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Example sentences of the word stammer


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you stammer or respond you're not yet sure, the company may not take you seriously.

2. Verb, base form
High-status characters speak with firm deliberateness, while low-status characters might stammer or whisper.

Quotes containing the word stammer


1. Words can never fully say what we want them to say, for they fumble, stammer, and break the best porcelain. The best one can hope for is to find along the way someone to share the path, content to walk in silence, for the heart communes best when it does not try to speak.
- Margaret Weis, Dragons of a Lost Star

2. Creation discloses a power that baffles our minds and beggars our speech. We are enamored and enchanted by God's power. We stutter and stammer about God's holiness. We tremble before God's majesty... and yet, we grow squeamish and skittish before God's love.
- Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out

2. stammer

noun. ['ˈstæmɝ'] a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds.

Synonyms

  • defect of speech
  • stutter
  • speech defect

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • stamerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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