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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 口吃; 重言

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stam·mer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Stammered p. pr. & vb. n. Stammering.]  To make involuntary stops in uttering syllables or words; to hesitate or falter in speaking; to speak with stops and difficulty; to stutter.
    I would thou couldst stammer, that thou mightest pour this concealed man out of thy mouth, as wine comes out of a narrow-mouthed bottle, either too much at once, or none at all.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stam·mer·ing, a. Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering. -- Stam*mer*ing*ly, adv.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stam·mer·ing, n. Physiol. A disturbance in the formation of sounds.  It is due essentially to long-continued spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm, by which expiration is prevented, and hence it may be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : unable to speak freely and easily [syn: stammering(a), stuttering(a)]