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Definition of 'spatter'

Noun

  1. the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire"
       Synonyms: spattering splatter splattering sputter splutter sputtering
  2. the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
       Synonyms: spattering splash splashing splattering

Verb

  1. dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
       Synonyms: splatter plash splash splosh swash
  2. rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
       Synonyms: sprinkle spit patter pitter-patter
  3. spot, splash, or soil; "The baby spattered the bib with food"
       Synonyms: bespatter


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