Definition of mant in US English:

mant

(also maunte, mante)

noun

historical
  • 1A fabric of a type originally made in Mantua; = "Mantua". rare.

  • 2A cloak or robe; = "manteau", "mantua".

noun

Irish English, English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • A stammer, a stutter; a speech impediment.

verb

English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • no object To stutter, to stammer; to have a speech impediment.

Origin

Late 16th century<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in John Thomson (1765–1846), physician and surgeon. From mant<br>early 16th century. From Scottish Gaelic mannt lisp, stammer, cognate with Early Irish mant gum, Middle Welsh mant mouth, jaw, and probably more distantly cognate with classical Latin mentum chin.

Pronunciation

mant

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