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Verb: stammer  sta-mu(r)
  1. Speak haltingly
    "The speaker stammered when he saw his opponent enter the room";
    - bumble, stutter, falter
Noun: stammer  sta-mu(r)
  1. A speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
    - stutter

Derived forms: stammered, stammering, stammers

Type of: defect of speech, mouth, speak, speech defect, speech disorder, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Stammer