noun Law.

the crime of knowingly tendering or showing a forged instrument or counterfeit coin to another with intent to defraud.

Origin of uttering

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at utter1, -ing1
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Examples from the Web for utterings

Historical Examples of utterings

  • Listen to what I have to say—harken to the utterings of my voice!

  • I know not what I said, but I felt that in the tones of my voice they were the utterings of my heart that fell from my lips.

    Jack Hinton

    Charles James Lever

  • Moreover, the minister was convinced that the utterings were prompted by other will than hers.

  • The conviction was forced upon them by their pastor; his utterings were destructive of hope.

    London's Heart

    B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

  • But, occasionally, others say a word or two, which utterings are regarded by the two members as unwarrantable interruptions.


    B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon