spatters 1 of 2

plural of spatter
as in splashes
a very small amount a spatter of praise for her work was mixed in with quite a lot of criticism

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of spatter
as in sloshes
to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets a passing car spattered mud on her clothes

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as in splatters
to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy the dog vigorously shook himself, spattering the carpet and walls with water

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“Spatters.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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