III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS
2. Conventional means; spoken language
[Imperfect Speech.] Stammering.
[Nouns] inarticulateness; stammering; hesitation; impediment in one's speech; titubancy, traulism; whisper (faint sound) [more]; lisp, drawl, tardiloquence; nasal tone, nasal accent; twang; falsetto (want of voice) [more]; broken voice, broken accents, broken sentences.
brogue [more]; slip of the tongue, lapsus linouae
mumble, mutter; maud, mauder; whisper [more]; mince, lisp; jabber, gibber; sputter, splutter; muffle, mump; drawl, mouth; croak; speak thick, speak through the nose; snuffle, clip one's words; murder the language, murder the King's (or Queen's) English; mispronounce, missay.
[Adverbs] sotto voce (faintly) [more].