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Synonyms for sputter
ˈspʌt ərsput·ter

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  1. spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, sputter, splutter, sputteringnoun

    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, splutterverb

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

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

  3. sputterverb

    make an explosive sound

    "sputtering engines"

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

  4. sputterverb

    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, sputterverb

    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, splutterverb

    utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

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

  7. splutter, sputter, spit outverb

    spit up in an explosive manner

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sputterverb

    Synonyms:
    spit, spawl

  2. sputterverb

    Synonyms:
    splutter, stammer

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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.


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