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  • 1 Utter — Ut ter, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See {Out}, and cf. {Outer}, {Utmost}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. Thine utter eyen. Chaucer. [Obs.] By him a shirt and utter mantle laid. Chapman. [1913 Webster] As doth an hidden moth The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 utter — ut·ter vt: to put (as a counterfeit note) into circulation as if genuine convicted of utter ing a forged check ut·ter·er n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Utter — Ut ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Uttered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Uttering}.] [OE. outren, freq. of outen to utter, put out, AS. [=u]tian to put out, eject, fr. [=u]t out. [root]198. See {Out}, and cf. {Utter}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put forth or out; to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Utter — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: George H. Utter (1854–1912), US amerikanischer Politiker Tobias Utter (* 1962), hessischer Landtagsabgeordneter (CDU) Werner Utter (1921–2006), Chefpilot und Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Lufthansa AG,… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 utter — [adj] outright, absolute all fired*, arrant, blasted*, blessed*, blooming*, complete, confounded, consummate, downright, entire, flat out*, infernal, out and out*, perfect, pure, sheer, stark, straight out*, thorough, thoroughgoing, total,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 utter — Ⅰ. utter [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ complete; absolute. DERIVATIVES utterly adverb. ORIGIN Old English, «outer». Ⅱ. utter [2] ► VERB …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 utter — utter1 [ut′ər] adj. [ME < OE uttera, compar. of ut, OUT] 1. complete; total 2. unqualified; absolute; unconditional utterly adv. utterness n. utter2 [ut′ər] vt. [ME uttren < utter, outward …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 utter — vb 1 *say, tell, state Analogous words: enunciate, *articulate, pronounce: *speak, talk 2 *express, vent, voice, broach, air, ventilate Analogous words: enunciate, * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 utter — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, remote, from Old English ūtera outer, comparative adjective from ūt out, adverb more at out Date: 15th century carried to the utmost point or highest degree ; absolute, total < utter darkness > < utter… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 utter */ — I UK [ˈʌtə(r)] / US [ˈʌtər] verb [transitive] Word forms utter : present tense I/you/we/they utter he/she/it utters present participle uttering past tense uttered past participle uttered literary 1) to say something As soon as he d uttered the… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 utter — utter1 utterable, adj. utterer, n. utterless, adj. /ut euhr/, v.t. 1. to give audible expression to; speak or pronounce: unable to utter her feelings; Words were uttered in my hearing. 2. to give forth (cries, notes, etc.) with the voice: to… …

    Universalium

  • 12 utter — 01. He was an [utter] failure as a used car salesman because he was not aggressive enough. 02. If you ask me, it s [utterly] ridiculous to pay £20 for a T shirt. 03. Looking down at the speeding ticket in his hand, he [uttered] a few quiet curses …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 utter — ut|ter1 [ˈʌtə US ər] adj [only before noun] [: Old English; Origin: utera further out, outer , from ut out ] used to emphasize how great or complete something is ▪ That s utter nonsense ! ▪ This company treats its employees with utter contempt .… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 utter — I ut•ter [[t]ˈʌt ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to give audible, esp. verbal, expression to; speak or pronounce: unable to utter a word[/ex] 2) to emit (cries, notes, etc.) with the voice: to utter a sigh[/ex] 3) to give forth (a sound) otherwise than with the …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 utter — I. /ˈʌtə / (say utuh) verb (t) 1. to give audible expression to (words, etc.); speak or pronounce: the words were uttered in my hearing. 2. to give expression to (a subject, etc.): able to utter her opinions. 3. to give forth (cries, sounds,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 utter — ut|ter1 [ ʌtər ] adjective * complete: often used for emphasizing how bad someone or something is: It s all been an utter waste of time. She gazed at me in utter confusion. I felt like a complete and utter fool. utter ut|ter 2 [ ʌtər ] verb… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 utter — [[t]ʌ̱tə(r)[/t]] utters, uttering, uttered 1) VERB If someone utters sounds or words, they say them. [LITERARY] [V n] He uttered a snorting laugh... [V n] They departed without uttering a word. 2) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use utter …

    English dictionary

  • 18 utter — 1. adjective /ˈʌtə,ˈʌtɚ/ a) Outer; furthest out, most remote. Wo be to you scrybes and pharises ypocrites, for ye make clene the utter side off the cuppe, and off the platter: but within they are full of brybery and excesse. b) Absolute,… …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 utter — {{11}}utter (adj.) complete, total, O.E. utera, uterra, outer, comparative adj. formed from ut (see OUT (Cf. out)), from P.Gmc. *utizon (Cf. O.N. utar, O.Fris. uttra, M.Du. utere, Du. uiter , O.H.G. uzar, Ger. äußer …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 20 utter — 1 adjective (only before noun) utter failure/rubbish/fool etc a complete failure etc: What an utter waste of time! | We all watched in utter amazement. 2 verb (T) formal or literary 1 to make a sound with your voice, especially with difficulty:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English