Clutter Meaning

Clutter refers to a disorganized, untidy, or overcrowded collection of items or objects, typically causing a lack of cleanliness and order in a space.

Examples

1. The living room was cluttered with old newspapers, empty coffee cups, and scattered toys. 2. I couldn’t find my car keys amidst the clutter of papers on my desk.

Synonyms (10+):

1. Disarray 2. Disorder 3. Mess 4. Jumble 5. Tangle 6. Chaos 7. A mess 8. Clutteredness 9. Disorganization 10. Untidiness 11. Heap 12. Pile

Antonyms (10):

1. Organization 2. Neatness 3. Order 4. Tidiness 5. Cleanliness 6. Purge 7. Streamline 8. Systematize 9. Arrange 10. Categorize 11. Sort

Word History:

Clutter originated from the Middle English word “cloteren,” which means to clot or coagulate, and later evolved to mean a disorderly collection of objects.