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utter
used in Do You Speak American?

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • The beach culture had developed long before the Beach Boys released their first Top 40 hit, "Surfin' Safari," in 1962, and Jan and Dean their "Surf City" in 1963, with their utterly hedonistic message: Yeah, and there's two swingin' honeys for every guy And all you gotta do is just wink your eye These and other songs the Beach Boys Web site now calls "eternal anthems of American youth," and the millions of records they sold helped spread what had been to aficionados not just a sport...
    seven — Language from a State of Change (16% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in Do You Speak American?.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • They ask the caller to utter a small range of words in answer to simple questions like What city?
    eight — Teaching Computers to Speak American (65% in)
  • At a news conference in London a few years ago, Prince Charles uttered another of those testy cultural pronunciamentos so endearing to his future subjects.
    Introduction (23% in)
  • William Labov points out that FDR also pronounced the "t"s in words such as utter and shattering in the British way, not blurring the "t"s almost into "d"s [udder and shaddering) as many of his countrymen did, and do.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (9% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" in Do You Speak American?.

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