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splat·ter

 (splăt′ər)
v. splat·tered, splat·ter·ing, splat·ters
v.tr.
1. To spatter (a surface or object), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
2. To cause (a liquid) to fall on a surface or object.
v.intr.
To spatter, especially to fall or strike something so as to cause splashes.
n.
A splash of liquid.
adj.
Characterized by gory violence: splatter films.

[Perhaps blend of splash and spatter.]

splatter

(ˈsplætə)
vb
to splash with small blobs; spatter
n
a splash of liquid, mud, etc

splat•ter

(ˈsplæt ər)

v.t., v.i.
1. to splash and scatter upon impact.
n.
2. an act or instance of splattering.
3. the quantity splattered.
adj.
4. characterized by gory imagery: splatter films.
[1775–85; perh.b. splash and spatter]

splatter


Past participle: splattered
Gerund: splattering

Imperative
splatter
splatter
Present
I splatter
you splatter
he/she/it splatters
we splatter
you splatter
they splatter
Preterite
I splattered
you splattered
he/she/it splattered
we splattered
you splattered
they splattered
Present Continuous
I am splattering
you are splattering
he/she/it is splattering
we are splattering
you are splattering
they are splattering
Present Perfect
I have splattered
you have splattered
he/she/it has splattered
we have splattered
you have splattered
they have splattered
Past Continuous
I was splattering
you were splattering
he/she/it was splattering
we were splattering
you were splattering
they were splattering
Past Perfect
I had splattered
you had splattered
he/she/it had splattered
we had splattered
you had splattered
they had splattered
Future
I will splatter
you will splatter
he/she/it will splatter
we will splatter
you will splatter
they will splatter
Future Perfect
I will have splattered
you will have splattered
he/she/it will have splattered
we will have splattered
you will have splattered
they will have splattered
Future Continuous
I will be splattering
you will be splattering
he/she/it will be splattering
we will be splattering
you will be splattering
they will be splattering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been splattering
you have been splattering
he/she/it has been splattering
we have been splattering
you have been splattering
they have been splattering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been splattering
you will have been splattering
he/she/it will have been splattering
we will have been splattering
you will have been splattering
they will have been splattering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been splattering
you had been splattering
he/she/it had been splattering
we had been splattering
you had been splattering
they had been splattering
Conditional
I would splatter
you would splatter
he/she/it would splatter
we would splatter
you would splatter
they would splatter
Past Conditional
I would have splattered
you would have splattered
he/she/it would have splattered
we would have splattered
you would have splattered
they would have splattered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.splatter - the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosivelysplatter - the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively; "he heard a spatter of gunfire"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.splatter - a small quantity of something moist or liquid; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Verb1.splatter - cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water"
disgorge, shed, spill - cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
spill, run out - flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
2.splatter - dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
puddle - make a puddle by splashing water
slosh around, slush around, slush, slosh - spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls"
disperse, sprinkle, dot, scatter, dust - distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

splatter

verb stain, spatter, mark, smear, speckle, blotch, splodge, bespatter a mud-splattered white suit

splatter

verb
1. To hurl or scatter liquid upon:
2. To mark or soil with spots:
Translations

splatter

[ˈsplætər]
vidégouliner
vtéclabousser
a mud-splattered white shirt → une chemise blanche éclaboussée de boue

splatter

nSpritzen nt no pl; (of rain)Prasseln nt no pl; (= sth splattered)Fleck m; (of ink, paint etc)Klecks m; (Art, = splatter technique) → Spritztechnik f
vispritzen; (ink, paint also)klecksen; (rain)prasseln
vtbespritzen; (with ink, paint etc) → beklecksen; to splatter somebody with mud, to splatter mud over somebodyjdn mit Schlamm bespritzen

splatter

[ˈsplætəʳ]
1. vischizzare
mud had splattered onto our shoes → avevamo le scarpe inzaccherate di fango
2. vt (liquid) → schizzare; (food) → spiaccicare
an apron splattered with blood → un grembiule schizzato di sangue
3. n (sound) the splatter of rain on the windowsil tamburellare della pioggia sui vetri
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A healthy young slip of a gale from the breath iv it, sir," he answered, "with a splatter iv rain just to wet our gills an' no more.
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