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Noun splutter has 2 senses
- 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
- sputter, splutter - an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
--2 is a kind of utterance, vocalization
Verb splutter has 2 senses
- sputter, splutter - utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
--1 is one way to utter, emit, let out, let loose
Cars splutter in the streets
The streets splutter with cars
- splutter, sputter, spit out - spit up in an explosive manner
--2 is one way to expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out
Somebody ----s something