utter (adj.)

  1. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; an arrant fool; a complete coward; a consummate fool; a double-dyed villain; gross negligence; a perfect idiot; pure folly; what a sodding mess; stark staring mad; a thoroughgoing villain; utter nonsense; the unadulterated truth

    [ Syn: arrant , complete , consummate , double-dyed , everlasting , gross , perfect , pure , sodding , stark , staring , thoroughgoing , unadulterated ]

  2. complete; came to a dead stop; utter seriousness

    [ Syn: dead ]

    utter (v.)

  1. articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

    [ Syn: express , verbalize , verbalise , give tongue to ]

  2. express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

    [ Syn: emit , let out , let loose ]

  3. express in speech; She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

    [ Syn: talk , speak , mouth , verbalize , verbalise ]

  4. put into circulation; utter counterfeit currency'

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