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English noun: stammer

1. stammer (state) a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds


Synonymsstutter


Broader (hypernym)defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder


English verb: stammer

1. stammer (communication) speak haltingly


SamplesThe speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room.


ExamplesSam and Sue stammer


Synonymsbumble, falter, stutter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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