AskDefine | Define clutter

Dictionary Definition



1 a confused multitude of things [syn: jumble, muddle, mare's nest, welter, smother]
2 unwanted echoes that interfere with the observation of signals on a radar screen v : fill a space in a disorderly way [syn: clutter up] [ant: unclutter]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. a confused disordered jumble of things
  2. background echos, from clouds etc, on a radar screen


a confused disordered jumble of things


  1. to fill something with clutter


to fill something with clutter

Extensive Definition

Clutter may refer to any of the following:
  • Excessive physical disorder:
clutter in German: Clutter
clutter in Spanish: Clutter

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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