What does splatter mean?

Definitions for splatter
ˈsplæt ərsplat·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputteringnoun

    the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

    "he heard a spatter of gunfire"

  2. dab, splash, splatterverb

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"

  3. spill, slop, splatterverb

    cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

    "spill the milk"; "splatter water"

  4. spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swashverb

    dash a liquid upon or against

    "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"


  1. splatternoun

    An uneven shape or mess created by something dispersing on impact.

    He had a hard time cleaning up the paint splatters on the carpet.

  2. splatterverb

    To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess.

    The drink splattered all over me, the table, and the floor when I knocked it over.

  3. splatterverb

    To cause something to splatter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splatter

    to spatter; to splash

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Splatter

    splat′ėr, v.i. to spatter water or the like about.—n. Splatt′er-dash, an uproar, commotion.—adj. Splatt′er-faced, flat-faced. [Spatter.]

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  1. platters

  2. prattles

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splatter in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splatter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of splatter in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    To be a writer is to gouge out one’s mind, heart and soul and splatter them across the page for the world to judge.

  2. David Wessel:

    There's probably going to be some problems and some scandals and some of that mud will splatter on the The Fed, at some point The Fed is going to want to pull back and what if the Treasury at the time says not yet ?

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  • cákat, pocákat, vyšplíchnout, stříkatCzech
  • éclaboussure, éclabousserFrench
  • splatterNorwegian
  • расплескать, брызгать, брызги, плескатьRussian

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    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    • A. empire
    • B. disguise
    • C. vehicle
    • D. transition

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