What does bespatter mean?

Definitions for bespatter
bɪˈspæt ərbe·spat·ter

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word bespatter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spatter, bespatterverb

    spot, splash, or soil

    "The baby spattered the bib with food"


  1. bespatterverb

    To spatter or cover with something; sprinkle with anything liquid, or with any wet or adhesive substance.

  2. bespatterverb

    To soil by spattering.

  3. bespatterverb

    To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Bespatterverb

    To soil by throwing filth; to spot or sprinkle with dirt or water.

    Etymology: from spatter.

    Those who will not take vice into their bosoms, shall yet have it bespatter their faces. Government of the Tongue, § 5.

    His weapons are the same which women and children use; a pin to scratch, and a squirt to bespatter. Jonathan Swift, lett. lxix.

    Fair Britain, in the monarch blest,
    Whom never faction could bespatter. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bespatterverb

    to soil by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, mud, or anything which will leave foul spots or stains

  2. Bespatterverb

    to asperse with calumny or reproach

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bespatter

    be-spat′ėr, v.t. to spatter or sprinkle with dirt or anything moist: to defame.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce bespatter?

How to say bespatter in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bespatter in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bespatter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Translations for bespatter

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • pirskotella, panetella, roiskuttaa, pirskottaa, herjata, roiskiaFinnish

Get even more translations for bespatter »


Find a translation for the bespatter definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"bespatter." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 3 Jun 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/bespatter>.

Discuss these bespatter definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for bespatter? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    • A. denudate
    • B. summon
    • C. abash
    • D. rumpus

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for bespatter: