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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds v. - Speak haltingly.

Usage examples (36)
  • To say that a stammer is the cause of literary greatness would be a stretch.
  • "The most enduring metaphor for me is that my stammer is a person," he said in an interview last year.
  • "It wasn't got," he replied, in a kind of stammer; "an 'as to Sally, the nerra one o' me knows any thing about her, since she left this."
  • 'I don't think the stammer is my main feature' for more
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