verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of utter1
OTHER WORDS FROM utterut·ter·a·ble, adjectiveut·ter·er, nounut·ter·less, adjectiveun·ut·tered, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH utterudder, utter
Words nearby utter
Definition for utter (2 of 2)
synonym study for utter
OTHER WORDS FROM utterut·ter·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for utter
Instead, it reveals how easily that populism slides into utter fraudulence — and just how ugly a game Republicans are truly playing here.Josh Hawley’s ugly rant unmasks the fraudulence of the anti-‘wokeness’ crusade|Greg Sargent|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
The utter simplicity of two particles explaining everything in nature’s bounty was so appealing to physicists’ sensibilities that they found the idea difficult to let go of.How matter’s hidden complexity unleashed the power of nuclear physics|Emily Conover|April 8, 2021|Science News
As the daughter spoke, Diaz uttered short affirmative phrases.
These are three words that are not typically uttered by politicians.The ‘Commander in Grief’ steps up to the microphone|Monica Hesse|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
When a bunch of X-Men and Avengers try to return the world to its original reality, Wanda famously utters, “No more mutants,” and disappears a bunch of superheroes from the Marvel Universe.
Urban economists, particularly those on the self-satisfied coasts, tend to envision utter hopelessness for the region.
That was nothing compared to the utter destruction going on across town.
The utter lack of beds provides a vivid commentary on the extreme nature of Communism.The Secret Soviet Power Bunker—in Latvia, a Hiding Place for the Elite|Brandon Presser|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was in so much pain he could hardly utter two words at a time.
The complete and utter lack of compassion or a clue exhibited by these people is shameful in the extreme.
He replied that he had no objections, provided she did not encumber the carriage with bandboxes, which were his utter abhorrence.
From mere regrets he was passing now, through dismay, into utter repentance of his promise.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.
When trusted with anything like the command of a mixed body of troops he proved an utter failure.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Not one word did Mrs. Dodd utter for many days to her husband of her momentous conversation with the squire.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills