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Synonyms for sputter
ˈspʌt ər

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  1. spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputtering(noun)

    the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

    "he heard a spatter of gunfire"

    Synonyms:
    splattering, splatter, splashing, splutter, splash, dab, spatter, spattering, sputtering

  2. sputter, splutter(verb)

    an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

    Synonyms:
    spatter, splutter, sputtering, splatter, spattering, splattering

  3. sputter(verb)

    make an explosive sound

    "sputtering engines"

    Synonyms:
    scramble, struggle, splutter, spit out, shin, shinny, clamber, skin

  4. sputter(verb)

    cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed

    "The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust"

    Synonyms:
    scramble, struggle, splutter, spit out, shin, shinny, clamber, skin

  5. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter(verb)

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

    Synonyms:
    fight, beat, contend, shin, splutter, jumble, scramble, throw together, struggle, bark, spit out, pare, scrape, skin, peel, clamber, shinny

  6. sputter, splutter(verb)

    utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

    Synonyms:
    scramble, struggle, splutter, spit out, shin, shinny, clamber, skin

  7. splutter, sputter, spit out(verb)

    spit up in an explosive manner

    Synonyms:
    scramble, cough out, struggle, spit, splutter, clamber, spit up, spit out, cough up, expectorate, shin, shinny, skin

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sputter(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    spit, spawl

  2. sputter(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    splutter, stammer

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How to say sputter in sign language?

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How to use sputter in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Kuprycz:

    Immediately you could see the engine started to sputter and just cut out, and he banked sharply to the left, he ended up crashing around the eighth hole.

  2. Frederic Neumann:

    China's economic engine... has begun to sputter, for the global economy that represents a problem.


Translations for sputter

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  • farfullaSpanish
  • postillonner, métalliserFrench
  • ānuMāori
  • брызгать, бессвязно, напылять, говоритьRussian

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