Balbutiate
Balbutiate Bal*bu"ti*ate, Balbucinate Bal*bu"ci*nate, v. i. [L. balbutire, fr. balbus stammering: cf. F. balbutier.] To stammer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] ||

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  • balbutiate — balbutiate, v. (bælˈbjuːʃɪeɪt) Also (badly) balbucinate. [f. L. balbūtī re to stammer + ate3; cf. F. balbutier.] To stammer or stutter. in Bailey; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • balbutiate — To stutter or to stammer …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • Balbucinate — Balbutiate Bal*bu ti*ate, Balbucinate Bal*bu ci*nate, v. i. [L. balbutire, fr. balbus stammering: cf. F. balbutier.] To stammer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stammering — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Imperfect Speech. < N PARAG:Stammering >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inarticulateness inarticulateness Sgm: N 1 stammering stammering &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 hesitation hesitation &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 impediment in one s speech… …   English dictionary for students

  • stammering — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Speech defect Nouns stammering, stuttering, etc.; hesitancy, broken voice; speech impediment; lisp, drawl; mispronunciation, slip of the tongue, lapsus linguae. Verbs stammer, stutter, falter, sputter,… …   English dictionary for students

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