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stammer in Illness & disability topic

stammerstammer2 noun [countable usually singular]  MISPEAK A LANGUAGEa speech problem which makes someone speak with a lot of pauses and repeated sounds syn stutter Jeff spoke with a slight stammer.
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stammerRivers was a shy, reticent man hampered by a stammer.He had even developed the beginnings of a stammer.It went back to her childhood when she had been teased by her schoolmates about her stammer."G-g-get up, " she said with a slight stammer.The stammer fitted Marlowe's embarrassment and Bernard got a very good press.Speech therapy teaches people different techniques enabling them to control their stammer and help them in conversation.