Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spatter

2 senses of spatter

Sense 1
spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering -- (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")

Sense 2
spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering -- (the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface)
       => painting -- (the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb spatter

3 senses of spatter

Sense 1
spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash -- (dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water")
       => scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")

Sense 2
sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter -- (rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick")
       => rain, rain down -- (precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding")

Sense 3
spatter, bespatter -- (spot, splash, or soil; "The baby spattered the bib with food")
       => spot, fleck, blob, blot -- (make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth")

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