Clutter Definition

klŭtər
cluttered, cluttering, clutters
noun
clutters
A number of things scattered in disorder; jumble.
Webster's New World
A confused noise; a clatter.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
The interference on a radarscope caused by hills, buildings, etc.
Webster's New World
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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verb
cluttered, cluttering, clutters
To put into disorder; jumble.
Webster's New World
To fill or spread over in a disorderly manner.
Boxes cluttered the garage.
American Heritage
To make disorderly or hard to use by filling or covering with objects.
I cluttered up my desk with old memos.
American Heritage
To make a clatter; bustle.
Webster's New World
To run or move with bustle and confusion.
American Heritage
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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

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