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Meaning of “clutter” in the English Dictionary

"clutter" in British English

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clutternoun [U]

uk   /ˈklʌt.ər/  us   /ˈklʌt̬.ɚ/
(a lot of ​objects in) a ​state of being ​untidy: Sorry about the clutter in the ​kitchen. My ​desk is ​covered in/​full of clutter.

clutterverb [T]

uk   /ˈklʌt.ər/  us   /ˈklʌt̬.ɚ/
to ​fill something in an ​untidy or ​badlyorganized way: The ​kids always clutter the ​hall (up) withschoolbags and ​coats and ​stuff. Every ​shelf is cluttered withornaments.figurative I ​try not to clutter (up) my ​mind with ​uselessinformation.
cluttered
adjective uk   /ˈklʌt.əd/  us   /ˈklʌt̬.ɚd/
a cluttered ​desk/​room
(Definition of clutter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clutter" in American English

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clutternoun [U]

 us   /ˈklʌt̬·ər/
a ​condition of ​disorder, or a lot of ​objects that are in a ​state of ​disorder: The ​basementworkarea is ​filled with ​creative clutter.
clutter
verb [T]  us   /ˈklʌt̬·ər/
The ​familyroom was cluttered with ​toys.
(Definition of clutter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"clutter" in Business English

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clutternoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈklʌtər/
a large ​amount of confusing ​information: We want our ​message to ​stand out among the clutter of ​advertising.
(Definition of clutter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clutter”
in Spanish desorden…
in Vietnamese sự lộn xộn…
in Malaysian selerak…
in Thai ความยุ่งเหยิง…
in French désordre…
in German die Unordnung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杂乱,凌乱, 杂乱的东西…
in Turkish rastgele koymak, gelişigüzel/darmadağınık olarak yerleştirmek…
in Russian загромождать…
in Indonesian berantakan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雜亂,淩亂, 雜亂的東西…
in Polish zagracać…
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