Stutter vs Stuttery - What's the difference?

stutter | stuttery |


As a verb stutter

is (ambitransitive) to speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.

As a noun stutter

is a speech disorder characterised by stuttering.

As an adjective stuttery is

tending to stutter.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stutter

Verb

(en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) To speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.
  • He stuttered a few words of thanks.
  • To exhaust a gas with difficulty
  • The engine of the old car stuttered''' going up the slope. I was '''stuttering after the marathon .

    Synonyms

    * (speak with spasmodic repetition) stammer

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A speech disorder characterised by stuttering.
  • (obsolete) One who stutters; a stammerer.
  • (Francis Bacon)

    Synonyms

    * stammer

    Derived terms

    * covert stutter * pseudostuttering * stutterer English reporting verbs

    stuttery

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Tending to stutter.