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clutter

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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clut=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

cluttern. [Cf. W. cludair heap, pile, cludeirio to heap.].
  •  A confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the room is in a clutter.  [1913 Webster]
    "He saw what a clutter there was with huge, overgrown pots, pans, and spits."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Clatter; confused noise.  Swift.  [1913 Webster]
clutterv. t. 
     To crowd together in disorder; to fill or cover with things in disorder; to throw into disorder; to disarrange; as, to clutter a room.  [1913 Webster]
clutterv. i. 
     To make a confused noise; to bustle.  [1913 Webster]
    "It [the goose] cluttered here, it chuckled there."  [1913 Webster]
clutterv. t. [From Clod, n.].
     To clot or coagulate, as blood.  Holland.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clutter, n. & v.
--n.
1 a crowded and untidy collection of things.
2 an untidy state.
--v.tr. (often foll. by up, with) crowd untidily, fill with clutter.

Etymology
partly var. of clotter coagulate, partly assoc. with CLUSTER, CLATTER

THESAURUS

clutter

a mass of, a world of, abound with, army, arsy-varsiness, ataxia, atmospheric attenuation, be alive with, bevy, blind spots, bristle with, bunch, burst with, chaos, cloud, confusion, covey, crawl with, creep with, crowd, deflection, derange, disarrange, disarray, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, false echoes, farrago, flight, flock, flocks, gallimaufry, ground clutter, hail, hash, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hive, hodgepodge, host, huddle, hugger-mugger, hysteron proteron, jam, jumble, jungle, large amount, legion, litter, lots, macedoine, many, mash, masses of, medley, melange, mess, mess up, misarrange, mishmash, mob, muchness, muddle, multiply, multitude, muss, muss up, nest, numbers, olla podrida, overflow with, pack, plurality, pullulate with, quantities, quite a few, refraction, rout, ruck, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter, scores, scramble, sea clutter, shoal, shuffle, snarl, strew, superrefraction, swarm, swarm with, tangle, teem with, throng, throng with, tidy sum, topsy-turviness, topsy-turvydom, tousle, tumble, turmoil, unholy mess, welter, worlds of

ROGET THESAURUS

clutter

Roll

N roll, drumming, berloque, bombination, rumbling, tattoo, drumroll, dingdong, tantara, rataplan, whirr, ratatat, ratatat-tat, rubadub, pitapat, quaver, clutter, charivari, racket, cuckoo, repetition, peal of bells, devil's tattoo, reverberation, clickety-clack, hum, purr, hummingbird, cat, kitten (animal sounds), rolling, monotonous, like a bee in a bottle.


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