Stammering

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Imperfect Speech.
<- N
PARAG:Stammering->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inarticulateness
inarticulateness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stammering
stammering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hesitation
hesitation
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ impediment in one's speech
impediment in one's speech
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ titubancy
titubancy
traulism|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ whisper
whisper
&c.(faint sound) 405
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ lisp
lisp
drawl
tardiloquence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nasal tone
nasal tone
nasal accent
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ twang
twang
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ falsetto
falsetto
&c.(want of voice) 581
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ broken voice
broken voice
broken accents
broken sentences
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ brogue
brogue
&c. 563
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ slip of the tongue
slip of the tongue
lapsus linouae
PARAG:Stammering->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stammer
stammer
stutter
hesitate
falter
hammer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ balbutiate|
balbutiate|
balbucinate|
haw
hum and haw
be unable to put two words together
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mumble
mumble
mutter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ maud|
maud|
mauder
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ whisper
whisper
&c. 405
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mince
mince
lisp
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ jabber
jabber
gibber
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sputter
sputter
splutter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ muffle
muffle
mump
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ drawl
drawl
mouth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ croak
croak
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ speak thick
speak thick
speak through the nose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ snuffle
snuffle
clip one's words
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ murder the language
murder the language
murder the King's
=>(or Queen's)
English
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mispronounce
mispronounce
missay
PARAG:Stammering->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stammering
stammering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inarticulate
inarticulate
guttural
nasal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tremulous
tremulous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ affected
affected
PARAG:Stammering->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ sotto voce
sotto voce
&c.(faintly) 405

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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