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Pronunciation: /ˈstʌtər; ˈstʌtə(r)/

Translation of stutter in Spanish:


  • tartamudeo (masculine) to have a slight stutter tartamudear un poco to speak with a stutter tartamudear the stutter of machine gun fire el tableteo de la metralla
    Example sentences
    • Well mannered and quiet, with a stutter in his speaking voice - but not his singing one - Thompson nonetheless has an air of defiance about him.
    • He knew he was ready, knew it was real, knew it was her, and the words came without a stutter or a stammer.
    • What a nightmare: being afflicted with a stutter, and having to give an acceptance speech in front of the largest global live audience that a civilian can get.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • tartamudear the car stuttered to a halt el coche fue dando trompicones hasta pararse

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • balbucear, decir* tartamudeando he stuttered (out) an excuse balbuceó una excusa

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