Definition of Sputtery

1. Adjective. prone to sputter ¹



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Definition of Sputtery

1. sputter [adj] - See also: sputter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputtery

sputation
sputative
sputcheon
sputnik
sputniks
sputs
sputter
sputtered
sputterer
sputterers
sputtering
sputtering yield
sputteringly
sputterings
sputters
sputtery (current term)
sputum
sputum aerogenosum
sputum analysis
sputum culture
sputum for acid-fast organisms
sputum smear
spy
spy-fi
spy on
spy ring
spy rings
spy satellite
spy satellites
spyal

Literary usage of Sputtery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Has abundance of light sputtery wit, and Provencal fire and ingenuity; no ill-nature against any man. Never injures anybody, nor lies at all about anything. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Really loves Friedrich, they say; the only Frenchman of them that does. Has abundance of light sputtery wit, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... the name they gave him); nay, towards the end of his nonage, he had been rather sputtery upon his Uncle, the excellent Guardian who had charge of him. ..."

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