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stammered, past participle; stammered, past tense; stammers, 3rd person singular present; stammering, present participle;
  1. Speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words

  2. Utter (words) in such a way
    • - I stammered out my history
    • - “I … I can't,” Isabel stammered
  1. A tendency to stammer
    • - as a young man, he had a dreadful stammer

  1. a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
  2. bumble: speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
  3. Stammer may refer to stuttering or: People * Notker of St Gall "Notker the Stammerer" (840-912) * Louis the Stammerer (846-879) * Kay Stammers (1914-2005), British tennis player * Keith Stammers (b. ?), 20th century English politician * Stan Stammers (b. ...
  4. The involuntary repetition of a sound in speech; To keep repeating a particular sound involuntarily
  5. (stammering) the act of stammering
  6. (Stammering) Disorder of fluency, rhythm, and rate; often refers to involuntary speech stoppages.  In the U.S., this term is not specifically differentiated from stuttering.
  7. Stammering is 'characterised by stoppages and disruptions in fluency which interrupt the smooth flow and timing of speech. ...
  8. To dream that you stammer in your conversation, denotes that worry and illness will threaten your enjoyment. To hear others stammer, foretells that unfriendly persons will delight in annoying you and giving you needless worry.
  9. To speak with involuntary breaks and pauses, or with spasmodic repetitions of syllables or sounds.