Definition of 'utter'
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Bring utter misery and chaos to millions of people by going on strike. The Sun (2016)Unless the dope is a complete and utter dope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whole debacle has been a complete and utter mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is utter nonsense to suggest otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which is fine, except for being total and utter nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was in complete and utter shock, really upset and stressed. The Sun (2017)You return to find complete and utter mayhem. The Sun (2011)The first official festival was utter chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The whole thing is an utter nonsense. The Sun (2007)The officer rubbed his balding head and uttered something most unworthy. Anti-Ice (1993)We both looked down at her in utter amazement. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was in complete and utter shock. The Sun (2013)Patients were screaming out in pain and the ward appeared to be in utter chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is utter nonsense to say it is domestic rubbish. The Sun (2006)It is a desert scene of utter chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is utter nonsense of course and completely reprehensible morally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be a complete and utter team sport. The Sun (2010)But his selection and the feeble dogma behind it has caused utter chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All of which is complete and utter nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His dedication to the game is utter and complete. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)What utter contempt the industry has for punters, including those having their annual flutter. The Sun (2010)His eyes wide, he stared at the back of the church with utter amazement. Christianity Today (2000)What is most shocking is the utter contempt with which he treats the Italian public. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He winced and uttered something, but smiled at me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The French must view us with utter contempt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Mrs Keen has shown utter contempt for her constituents by refusing to explain or justify her actions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just utter amazement and embarrassment. The Sun (2010)He rallied, opened his eyes, uttered something and died. RALEGH'S LAST JOURNEY: A Tale of Madness, Vanity and Treachery (2003)He produced, to my utter amazement, a superb dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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In Common Usage. utter is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'utter'
British English: utter VERB
If someone utters sounds or words, they say them.
He uttered a snorting laugh.
British English: utter ADJECTIVE
You use utter to emphasize that something is great in extent, degree, or amount.
This, of course, is utter nonsense.
Definition of utter from the Collins English Dictionary
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