Meaning of CLUTTER in English


■ verb cover or fill with an untidy collection of things: the lounge was ~ed with books and newspapers.

■ noun things lying about untidily.

↘an untidy state.


ME: var. of dialect clotter 'to clot', influenced by cluster and clatter .

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