There are 2 entries that translate utter into Spanish:

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utter 1

American English: /ˈədər/
British English: /ˈʌtə/


  • (as intensifier)
    de la peor calaña
    what utter nonsense!
    ¡qué disparate!
    he's an utter fool
    es un perfecto imbécil
    Example sentences
    • To walk into a bar even with a toy gun was an act of absolute and utter madness.
    • You seem to have found a balance between absolute asceticism and utter hedonism.
    • He looked back and there was Megan, standing at the door with a tear stained face, her expression showing pure and utter confusion and disbelief.
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utter 2

transitive verb

  • 1 (say, emit)
    don't utter a word of this to anyone
    no le digas nada de esto a nadie
    he didn't utter a sound
    no dijo nada or ni una palabra
    no dijo ni pío [colloquial]
    to utter the unutterable
    decir lo indecible
    Example sentences
    • Stepping back, he opened his mouth to speak but could not utter a sound.
    • The now familiar voice sounded yet a third time, uttering the first sound I heard after my prayer.
    • Arthur opened his mouth to protest or demand an explanation - but let his mouth hang open without uttering a sound.
    Example sentences
    • She blinked stupidly at him, too shocked to utter a word.
    • The threatening tone in which he uttered those words would once have made her flinch, but she did not.
    • The little boy utters the same encouraging words she used to cheer him up.
  • 2 (Law)
    (false currency)
    poner en circulación
    Example sentences
    • A day later he was granted bail for offences of conspiracy to utter counterfeit currency and conspiracy to defraud.
    • That man, who had pleaded guilty to forging and uttering, filled out his electoral return wrongly, took money that he said he would not take, and filled in his ministerial return as being nil.
    • There was one offence after the other: covering up the books, uttering, forging, and falsifying cheques, and on top of that there were five drink-driving convictions.
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