Studder vs Stutter what difference

what is difference between Studder and Stutter



studder (third-person singular simple present studders, present participle studdering, simple past and past participle studdered)

  1. Misspelling of stutter.
    • 1977, Billboard Magazine, March 26, 1977, Volume 89, Number 12, page 19
      Then for a full 30-seconds he studders, “Hello. “Man, what the hell are you doing?” says Otis, with uncontrollable laughter.
    • 2008, Robert Steffen, The Holy Day, page 118
      So when he tried to talk, he studder an that made him upset even more, an then he just slowly told his grandma that he didn’t know, but that he loved her.


studder (plural studders)

  1. Misspelling of stutter.



From Middle English stutten, stoten (stutter); cognate with Dutch stotteren (stutter).


  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstʌɾɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌtə(r)


stutter (third-person singular simple present stutters, present participle stuttering, simple past and past participle stuttered)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To speak with a spasmodic repetition of vocal sounds.
    He stuttered a few words of thanks.
  2. (intransitive) To exhaust a gas with difficulty
    The engine of the old car stuttered going up the slope. I was stuttering after the marathon.


  • (speak with spasmodic repetition): stammer



stutter (plural stutters)

  1. A speech disorder characterised by stuttering.
    Synonym: stammer
  2. (obsolete) One who stutters.
    Synonyms: stutterer, stammerer
    • 1626, Francis Bacon, Sylva Sylvarum, London: William Lee, IV. Century, p. 103,[1]
      And many Stutters (we finde) are very Cholericke Men; Choler Enducing a Drinesse in the Tongue.


Derived terms


  • Truetts, tutters

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