- v. 口吃；结巴着说话
- n. 口吃；说话结巴
- vt. & vi. 口吃 speak with difficulty in producing sounds, especially habitually holding back the first consonant
a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
"The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
- Those who stutter often receive speech therapy.
- I always stutter on my words when I get nervous.
- He speaks with a slight stutter.
- The moment he relaxes his concentration,he will lapse into a stutter.
- She stuttered when she feels nervous.
- The match stuttered along.
- Once more the machine gun stuttered.
- I pressed the starter and the old engine stuttered into life.
- The discussion stuttered to a halt.
- He stuttered his thanks.
- “G-g-goodb-b-bye,” she stuttered.
- “I c-c-can't help it,” he stuttered.
- stutter out (v.+adv.)
结结巴巴地说 speak with difficulty in producing sounds, especially habitually holding back the first consonant
stutter sth ⇔ out
She stuttered out a request.
The telegraph stuttered out its first letters.
- stutter confusedly 说话迷糊而结巴
- stutter hesitatingly 吞吞吐吐
- stutter inarticulately 口齿不清地说
- stutter laboriously 说话费力而结巴
- stutter along 时断时续地进行
I muttered, I stutteredsI don't know how I got the words out.出自： F. M. Ford
Selwyn's stuttering typewriter was silent.出自： fig.