Clutter meaning

klŭtər
The definition of clutter is a lot of disorganized stuff in one place.

A pile of clothes mixed with toys, photos and books is an example of clutter.

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A confused or disordered state or collection; a jumble.

Sorted through the clutter in the attic.

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Clutter is defined as to make things disorganized.

Dumping everything brought home after a trip out in a pile is an example of to clutter.

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A number of things scattered in disorder; jumble.
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A confused noise; a clatter.
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To fill something with clutter.
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The interference on a radarscope caused by hills, buildings, etc.
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To put into disorder; jumble.
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(dial.) To make a clatter; bustle.
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A secondary inbox in Microsoft Outlook where less relevant mail is placed. After analyzing the content, the message is placed into the Clutter box if it is deemed non-essential to the user. Mail going into Clutter is not considered spam, which would otherwise be filtered into the Junk mailbox. Clutter functions similarly to the multiple inboxes in Gmail (see Gmail tabs). See spam filter.
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Background echos, from clouds etc., on a radar or sonar screen.
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To make a confused noise; to bustle.
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To fill or spread over in a disorderly manner.

Boxes cluttered the garage.

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To make disorderly or hard to use by filling or covering with objects.

I cluttered up my desk with old memos.

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To run or move with bustle and confusion.
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To make a clatter.
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(countable) A group of cats; the collective noun for cats.
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Origin of clutter

  • Probably from Middle English cloteren to clot from clot lump from Old English clott

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Compare Welsh cludair (“heap, pile”), cludeirio (“to heap”).

    From Wiktionary