Definition of Splutter

1. Noun. The noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively. "He heard a spatter of gunfire"

Exact synonyms: Spatter, Spattering, Splatter, Splattering, Sputter, Sputtering
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Splat, Sputter, Sputter



2. Verb. Utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage. "The streets splutter with cars "
Exact synonyms: Sputter
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Derivative terms: Sputter

3. Noun. An utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage).
Exact synonyms: Sputter
Generic synonyms: Utterance, Vocalization
Derivative terms: Sputter

4. Verb. Spit up in an explosive manner.
Exact synonyms: Spit Out, Sputter
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Out, Spit Up

Definition of Splutter

1. v. i. To speak hastily and confusedly; to sputter.

2. n. A confused noise, as of hasty speaking.

Definition of Splutter

1. Verb. To spray droplets while speaking. ¹

2. Verb. To speak hurriedly and confusedly. ¹

3. Verb. to perform to a substandard level ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Splutter

1. to speak rapidly and confusedly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Splutter

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splurchases
splurge
splurged
splurger
splurgers
splurges
splurgier
splurgiest
splurging
splurgy
splurt
splurted
splurting
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splutter (current term)
spluttered
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spn
spo
spoak
spod
spoddy
spodes
spodic

Literary usage of Splutter

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, mutter, mumble, discourse, enunciate, sputter, sniff, snuff, snuffle, splutter, dictate. 2. Referring to the use of a tongue as a spoken language: ..."

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