Definition Of clutter


a collection of things lying about in an untidy mass.

the attic is full of clutter

crowd (something) untidily; fill with clutter.

his apartment was cluttered with paintings and antiques

Example Of clutter

  • And anyway, these protesters shouldn't be allowed to clutter up the pavements.

  • As I sat there, a dormouse scuttled right out from under my boots: I'd disturbed its lunch, and there was a clutter of precision-punctured hazelnut shells among the leaf litter.

  • Avoid too much clutter and only add objects that are useful, not merely decorative.

  • ‘It's a great way of offloading all the clutter from your mind,’ she said.

  • Dupont was searching for something hidden in the clutter on his desk and looked up from his nest.

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