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clutter (v.)

1550s, "to collect in heaps, crowd together in disorder," variant of clotern "to form clots, to heap on" (c. 1400); related to clot (n.), and perhaps influenced by cluster. Sense of "to litter, to crowd (a place) by a disorderly mass of things" is first recorded 1660s. Related: Cluttered; cluttering.

clutter (n.)

1570s, "things lying in heaps or crowded confusion," from clutter (v.).

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Definitions of clutter from WordNet
1
clutter (n.)
a confused multitude of things;
Synonyms: jumble / muddle / fuddle / mare's nest / welter / smother
clutter (n.)
unwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen;
2
clutter (v.)
fill a space in a disorderly way;
Synonyms: clutter up
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