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stutter

stut·ter

stutter

 
 
pronunciation:
stuh tr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: stuttered, stuttering, stutters
definition: to repeat sounds when speaking, as if unable to complete or begin certain words.
I stutter when I must speak to a large group of people.
synonyms:
stammer
similar words:
falter, stumble
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of stuttering.
She has spoken with a stutter since she was a little girl.
synonyms:
stammer
similar words:
falter
derivations: stutteringly (adv.), stutterer (n.)