Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A state of hesitation or doubt; quandary; perplexity.

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  • adjective Hesitating; hesitant; wavering.
  • verb Present participle of mammer.

Etymologies

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From mammer +‎ -ing.

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From mammer +‎ -ing.

Examples

  • We spend some time with "The Shakespeare Insult Kit," which offers choice adjectives and nouns from the Bard's work that one can configure in any number of combinations, such as "thou dankish, fat-kidneyed moldwarp" or "thou mammering, onion-eyed ratsbane."

    Buttering Up vs. Taking Down

  • We spend some time with "The Shakespeare Insult Kit," which offers choice adjectives and nouns from the Bard's work that one can configure in any number of combinations, such as "thou dankish, fat-kidneyed moldwarp" or "thou mammering, onion-eyed ratsbane."

    Buttering Up vs. Taking Down

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