how to pronounce stutter


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the above transcription of stutter is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

stutter is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stutter in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… has a stutter and some of what we're …”

meanings of stutter


  1. To speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.
  2. To exhaust a gas with difficulty.


  1. One who stutters.
  2. A speech disorder characterised by stuttering.

stutter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stutter occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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