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Definition of Sputtery
1. sputter [adj] - See also: sputter
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputtery
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. ..."