Definition of clutter in English:


Line breaks: clut|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈklʌtə


[with object]
  • Cover or fill (something) with an untidy collection of things: the room was cluttered with his bric-a-brac
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    • The trailer was cluttered with the mess of three guys trapped in a small space for a week.
    • Filling our houses with things that we don't need clutters our homes and is putting a severe strain on natural resources.
    • There were also always lots of bicycles cluttering the hall.
    litter, make untidy, make a mess of, mess up, throw into disorder, disarrange, jumble; be strewn about, be scattered about
    informal make a shambles of
    literary bestrew


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late Middle English: variant of dialect clotter 'to clot', influenced by cluster and clatter.

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