Synonyms for Stammer:


words. falter (noun)
stop, hem and haw, halt, pause, hesitate, repeat oneself, sputter.
stammer (noun)
lisp, impediment, bumble, falter, stutter.
state (noun)


communication (verb)
bumble, falter, stutter.
stammer (verb)
mumble, mutter, splutter.
stumble (verb)
stutter in speech (verb)
sputter, stop, hesitate, pause, splutter, halt, falter, hem and haw.

Other synonyms:

diction, intone, pronunciation. articulate. falter
falter, hesitate.
hem and haw.

Usage examples for stammer

  1. It was my turn to stammer – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  2. Art, that for ages has hewn its own history in marble and written its own comments on canvas, shall it suddenly stand still and stammer and wait for wisdom from the passer- by? – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  3. Seeing that she was a stranger, I began to stammer an apology for my intrusion. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman