Stuttering vs Shuttering - What's the difference?

stuttering | shuttering |


As verbs the difference between stuttering and shuttering

is that stuttering is while shuttering is .

As a noun stuttering

is a speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases, and by involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the stutterer is unable to produce sounds.

As an adjective stuttering

is that stutters.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stuttering

Noun

(en noun)
  • A speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases, and by involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the stutterer is unable to produce sounds.
  • An instance of stuttering.
  • Synonyms

    * stammering

    Derived terms

    * covert stuttering

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That stutters.
  • (figuratively) Hesitant.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Chris Whyatt , title=Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Relieved Chelsea halted their worst run of form since 1999 as a stuttering victory over Bolton gave the champions a first league win in seven matches}}

    Derived terms

    * stutteringly

    Anagrams

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    shuttering

    English

    Verb

    (head)