What does clutter mean?

Definitions for clutterˈklʌt ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clutter.

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


  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

  6. Origin: [From Clod, n.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clutter

    klut′ėr, n. confusion: stir: noise.—v.i. to crowd together: to go about noisily.—v.t. to pack. [A variant of Clatter.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clutter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clutter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Courtney Carver:

    You get really excited and make changes, and then very quietly you go back to the clutter.

  2. Elena Kagan:

    You are essentially saying, 'Yes, we generally dislike clutter, but we're willing to make exceptions for clutter for speech that we think has special First Amendment significance,'.

  3. Lincoln Merrihew:

    With gas prices low, it's a good time to launch an SUV... my only concern is that Maserati may get lost in the clutter because there are so many luxury crossovers coming out at the same time.


    Your EGO feeds on the volume of the mental clutter, the greater the intensity the more crystallized is your EGO. Man dominates and exherts his mental superiority over others. Be Aware! Stop Mental Clutter, Kill EGO, Be YOU!

  5. Will Hayllar:

    Part of their motivation for wanting to get to something simpler is that it clears out some of the clutter and makes it more feasible for the shopper to be guided toward things they ultimately might want more, and be prepared to pay for.

Images & Illustrations of clutter

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Translations for clutter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • врява, вдигам шум, бъркотияBulgarian
  • Durcheinander, überhäufen, Verwirrung, überladen, Wirrwarr, Unordnung, anhäufen, verwirrenGerman
  • caos, desorden, revoltijoSpanish
  • درهم و برهمیPersian
  • sotku, sotkea, sekoittaaFinnish
  • bordel, bric-à-bracFrench
  • अव्यवस्थाHindi
  • confusione, scompiglio, disordineItalian
  • rotzooi, rommelDutch
  • bagunçaPortuguese
  • dezordineRomanian
  • загромождать, помеха, беспорядок, кутерьма, захламлятьRussian
  • rSwedish
  • doldurmak, etmek, kargaşalık, dağınıklık, yığmakTurkish

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