- vi. 结结巴巴地说话
- n. 口吃，结巴
- vt. 结结巴巴地说出
来自 stutt,口吃，来自中古英语 stutten,口吃，来自 Proto-Germanic*staut,推，击，打，来自 PIE*steu,推，击，打，词源同 stub,study,stupid.-er,表反复。
- stutter (v.)
- 1560s, frequentative form of stutt "to stutter," from Middle English stutten "to stutter, stammer" (late 14c.), cognate with Middle Low German stoten "to knock, strike against, collide," from Proto-Germanic *staut- "push, thrust" (cognates: Old English stotan, Old High German stozan, Gothic stautan "to push, thrust"), from PIE *(s)teu- (1) "to hit, beat, knock against" (see steep (adj.)). The noun is attested from 1854. Related: Stuttered; stuttering; stutterer.
- 1. He spoke with a pronounced stutter.
- 2. He tended to stutter, which tried her patience.
- 3. I managed to stutter a reply.
- 4. The little girl speaks with a little stutter.
- 5. I was trembling so hard, I thought I would stutter when I spoke.
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