verb (used without object)
to speak with involuntary breaks and pauses, or with spasmodic repetitions of syllables or sounds.
verb (used with object)
to say with a stammer (often followed by out).
a stammering mode of utterance.
a stammered utterance.
to speak or say (something) in a hesitant way, esp as a result of a speech disorder or through fear, stress, etc
a speech disorder characterized by involuntary repetitions and hesitations
stammer stam·mer (stām’ər)
A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of sounds, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s. v. stam·mered, stam·mer·ing, stam·mers
To speak with a stammer.
adjective, noun, Scot. 1. staumrel.
noun, plural stamnoi [stam-noi] /ˈstæm nɔɪ/ (Show IPA). Greek and Roman Antiquity. 1. a storage jar having an oval body tapering at the base and two horizontal handles set on the shoulder.
verb (used with object) 1. to strike or beat with a forcible, downward thrust of the foot. 2. to bring (the foot) down forcibly or smartly on the ground, floor, etc. 3. to extinguish, crush, etc., by striking with a forcible downward thrust of the foot (followed by out): to stamp out a fire. 4. […]
noun, American History. 1. an act of the British Parliament for raising revenue in the American Colonies by requiring the use of stamps and stamped paper for official documents, commercial writings, and various articles: it was to go into effect on November 1, 1765, but met with intense opposition and was repealed in March, 1766. […]