HyperDic: sputter

English > 7 senses of the word sputter:
VERBperceptionsputtermake an explosive sound
changesputtercause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed
motionsputter, clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggleclimb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
communicationsputter, splutterutter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage / rage
bodysputter, splutter, spit outspit up in an explosive manner
NOUNeventsputter, spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, splutter, sputteringthe noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
communicationsputter, splutteran utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage / rage)
sputter > pronunciation
Soundsspah'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > sputter: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively.
Synonymsspatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, splutter, sputtering
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishchisporroteo, chorreo, pulverización catódica, salpicadura
Catalanespetec, polvorització catòdica
Verbssputtermake an explosive sound
English > sputter: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage / rage).
Synonymsplutter
Broaderutterance, vocalizationThe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
Spanishfarfulla
Verbssputterutter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage / rage
English > sputter: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake an explosive sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"sputtering engines"
Broaderpopmake a sharp explosive noise
Spanishchisporrotear
Nounssputter, sputteringthe noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
English > sputter: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > sputter: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningclimb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsclamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle
BroaderclimbMove with difficulty, by grasping
Spanisharrastrarse, chisporrotear, despellejar, encaramarse, luchar, trepar a gatas, trepar
Catalanpujar
English > sputter: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningUtter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage / rage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelCars sputter in the streets; The streets sputter with cars
Synonymsplutter
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishbalbucear, balbucir, farfullar
Catalanbalbotejar, balbucejar, barbotegar, barbotejar
Nounssputteran utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage / rage)
English > sputter: 7 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningspit up in an explosive manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssplutter, spit out
Broaderexpectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit outDischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
Spanishescupir
Catalanescopir

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