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

2 senses of splattering

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 splatter

2 senses of splatter

Sense 1
spill, slop, splatter -- (cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water")
       => 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")

Sense 2
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")

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