verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby stammer
Origin of stammer
SYNONYMS FOR stammer
OTHER WORDS FROM stammerstam·mer·er, nounstam·mer·ing·ly, adverbun·stam·mer·ing, adjectiveun·stam·mer·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stammerstammer stutter (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for stammer
All she could stammer, however, was, “It would be an honor.”
As an adult, I have heard people affecting a stammer or a stutter.
This was the unhappy and astonishing birth of my stammer or at least my first gripping self-conscious awareness of it.
But I also had an index in the back of my diary that explained that famul meant stutter of stammer.
"Very unseasonable weather for the time of year," he managed to stammer, at last.The Inner Shrine|Basil King
Is there any use for me to stammer out trite phrases of self-contempt?The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
She would blush and stammer, and be adorably embarrassed, of course.The Road to Understanding|Eleanor H. Porter
The silence of the moors wrapped them round, and also the peddler's stammer was a burden to his speech.Long Will|Florence Converse
He took off his hat, which he had kept on his head hitherto, and began to stammer out a few words.Rene Mauperin|Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt