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Synonyms for stammer

stutter

Synonyms

speech impediment

Synonyms for stammer

to introduce involuntary repetitions and pauses into one's speech

Synonyms

a speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses

Synonyms for stammer

a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

References in classic literature ?
I--reckon--not, jest now," stammered Whiskey Dick, with a heroic effort.
Finally he stammered, in a stifled voice, "Harry, did you say an inquest?
He stammered some excuses, counted out the sum, and saw his hateful visitors depart.
The man stammered in reply, "The English Herr was in a hurry.
Fix," he stammered, "even should what you say be true-- if my master is really the robber you are seeking for--which I deny-- I have been, am, in his service; I have seen his generosity and goodness; and I will never betray him--not for all the gold in the world.
Yet," stammered Dantes, wiping the perspiration from his brow, -- "yet I gave you two hundred francs when I left, three months ago.
the gray-headed men stammered over the long, strange words, like a little child in his first attempts to read.
I stammered out at last, quite 'at my wit's end' as to how to get out of the difficulty.
Bragelonne stammered out an almost unintelligible assent.
I am not simple," stammered Burdovsky, much agitated.
How," stammered he, "will you carry on the directions of the different corps?
I--I--" I stammered, moving away and stumbling over the next thwart.
He paused, he stammered, he caught his breath between the words, and he blurted out in little blunt phrases all the hopes of his heart.
The poisoning - the chopping - the - the - " she stammered.
Oh, certainly--certainly--just as you say," stammered unhappy Matthew, seizing the rake and making for the door.