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splutter

 
Noun splutter has 2 senses
  1. spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering - the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire"
    --1 is a kind of noise
    Derived form: verb splutter1
  2. sputter, splutter - an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    --2 is a kind of utterance, vocalization
    Derived form: verb splutter1
Verb splutter has 2 senses
  1. sputter, splutter - utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
    --1 is one way to utter, emit, let out, let loose
    Derived forms: noun splutter2, noun splutter1
    Sample sentences:
    Cars splutter in the streets
    The streets splutter with cars
  2. splutter, sputter, spit out - spit up in an explosive manner
    --2 is one way to expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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