- 1to speak with difficulty, repeating sounds or words and often stopping, before saying things correctly synonym stutter
- 2 Many children stammer but grow out of it. + speech “W-w-what?” he stammered. stammer something (out) She was barely able to stammer out a description of her attacker.
NAmE//ˈstæmər//[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they stammer
he / she / it stammers
past simple stammered
-ing form stammering
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