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Meaning of CLUTTER

Pronunciation:  'klutur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  many things in a disorderly state
  2. [n]  a confused multitude of things
  3. [v]  fill a space in a disorderly way
 

CLUTTER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: clutter up, jumble, mare's nest, muddle, smother, welter
 
 Antonyms: clear, unclutter
 
 See Also: disorder, disorderliness, fill, fill up, make full, rummage, stuff, sundries, sundry, whatchamacallit, whatsis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Clut"ter\, n. [Cf. W. cludair heap, pile, cludeirio to
    heap.]
    1. A confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the
       room is in a clutter.
    
             He saw what a clutter there was with huge, overgrown
             pots, pans, and spits.                --L'Estrange.
    
    2. Clatter; confused noise. --Swift.
    
    
  2. \Clut"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cluttered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Cluttering}.]
    To crowd together in disorder; to fill or cover with things
    in disorder; to throw into disorder; to disarrange; as, to
    clutter a room.
    
    
  3. \Clut"ter\, v. i.
    To make a confused noise; to bustle.
    
          It [the goose] cluttered here, it chuckled there.
                                                   --Tennyson.
    
    
  4. \Clut"ter\, v. t. [From {Clod}, n.]
    To clot or coagulate, as blood. [Obs.] --Holland.
    
    
 
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