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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: clot

clutter

1 verb
     
clut‧ter1 also clutter up [transitive]
1 to cover or fill a space or room with too many things, so that it looks very untidy:
Piles of books and papers cluttered his desk.
be cluttered (up) with something
The walls were cluttered with paintings and prints.
2 to fill your mind with a lot of different things:
the everyday tasks that clutter our lives
cluttered adjective

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