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

2 senses of splutter

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
sputter, splutter -- (an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage))
       => utterance, vocalization -- (the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication)

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

2 senses of splutter

Sense 1
sputter, splutter -- (utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage)
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
splutter, sputter, spit out -- (spit up in an explosive manner)
       => expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out -- (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

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