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cluttered Meaning in English

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The Definition of - cluttered (verb)

    verb (used with object)
    1.
    to fill or litter with things in a disorderly manner:
    All kinds of papers cluttered the top of his desk.
    verb (used without object)
    2.
    British Dialect. to run in disorder; move with bustle and confusion.
    3.
    British Dialect. to make a clatter.
    4.
    to speak so rapidly and inexactly that distortions of sound and phrasing result.
    noun
    5.
    a disorderly heap or assemblage; litter:
    It's impossible to find anything in all this clutter.
    6.
    a state or condition of confusion.
    7.
    confused noise; clatter.
    8.
    an echo or echoes on a radar screen that do not come from the target and can be caused by such factors as atmospheric conditions, objects other than the target, chaff, and jamming of the radar signal.

Word Example of - cluttered

    Example Sentences for cluttered

    The girls were unable to see it plainly because of the lily pads and plants which cluttered the water.

    A thousand falsehoods are cluttered around the truth to conceal it from us.

    The studio, under a grimy skylight, was cluttered with bric-à-brac, animate and inanimate.

    Figures in clay, some broken and cracked, cluttered up its floor and walls.

    This trip left the mountain home in the care of old Peter, who stayed on in his cluttered servant's room behind the kitchen.

    There were the cluttered streets of several cities and villages.

    Then, again, the roads were cluttered in places with squads of the peasant population fleeing from the battle lines.

    The room was still the same, small and bare and cluttered and dirty.

    In fact, so eager were all hands to help that more than one was thus in the way and cluttered the movements of the rowers.

    The earth under the underbrush is moist and cluttered with rotting vegetation.

Word Origin & History of - cluttered

    Word Origin & History

    clutter 1550s, var. of clotern "to form clots, to heap on," sense of "litter" is first recorded 1660s. (see clot).