Definitions for clutterˈklʌt ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clut•terˈklʌt ər(v.t.)

  1. to fill or litter with things in a disorderly manner:

    Newspapers cluttered the living room.

  2. (v.i.)Dial. to bustle.

    Category: British

  3. (n.)a disorderly heap or assemblage; litter.

  4. a confused state.

  5. echoes on a radar screen that do not come from the target.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism, Electronics

Origin of clutter:

1550–60; var. of clotter (now obs.) =clot+ -er6

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother(noun)

    a confused multitude of things

  2. clutter(verb)

    unwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen

  3. clutter, clutter up(verb)

    fill a space in a disorderly way

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. clutter(verb)ˈklʌt ər

    to make a place messy with too many things

    a room cluttered with papers and books; too much clutter


  1. clutter(Noun)

    a confused disordered jumble of things

  2. clutter(Noun)

    background echos, from clouds etc, on a radar screen

  3. clutter(Verb)

    to fill something with clutter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clutter(noun)

    a confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the room is in a clutter

  2. Clutter(noun)

    clatter; confused noise

  3. Clutter(verb)

    to crowd together in disorder; to fill or cover with things in disorder; to throw into disorder; to disarrange; as, to clutter a room

  4. Clutter(verb)

    to make a confused noise; to bustle

  5. Clutter(noun)

    to clot or coagulate, as blood


  1. Clutter

    Clutter is an open source graphics library for creating hardware-accelerated user interfaces. It relies upon OpenGL or OpenGL ES for rendering, can be compiled on different platforms and has multiple bindings to other languages. It also supports media playback using GStreamer and 2D graphics rendering using Cairo. Clutter was created by OpenedHand Ltd, now part of Intel. Licensed under the LGPL v2.1, Clutter is free and open source software.

Translations for clutter

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


state of untidiness

The house is in a clutter.

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