speech impediment

Definition of speech impediment

  1. :  a condition that makes it difficult to speak normally

Word by Word Definitions

speechplay
  1. :  the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words

    :  exchange of spoken words :  conversation

    :  something that is spoken :  utterance

impedimentplay
  1. :  something that impedes

    :  an impairment (such as a stutter or a lisp) that interferes with the proper articulation of speech

    :  a bar or hindrance (such as lack of sufficient age) to a lawful marriage


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