Definition of Hottentotism

1. n. A term employed to describe one of the varieties of stammering.



Definition of Hottentotism

1. Noun. A word or phrase adopted from the Hottentot language. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) A kind of stammer in which the words become unintelligible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hottentotism

1. A form of stammering. Origin: D. Fr. Hottentot, (D. Hateren to stammer, tateren to stutter), a people in South Africa named by the Dutch for the sounds of their speech (05 Mar 2000)

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