Fat rain droplets, like little eggs, started to splatter on my windshield, smearing with each sway of the wipers.
First, you get a hell of a lot less splatter (see, splatter guard).
The pastor and his congregants sat around the TV and watched as fists began to fly and blood began to splatter.
Above was a splatter of callous stars, beneath was the sea, black now and almost chill.
A few of them, however—just a splatter—did fall on his fish, but it didn't matter as it was a salt fish anyway.
The two latter led me a merry chase, wherein I managed to splatter the rest of myself.
In the background the moon glinted in derision, and directly overhead was a splatter of callous stars.
Only when alone under that splatter of stars did he feel the moment big with more than a mere release from textbooks.
This is known as "splatter work," and consists of sprinkling minute dots of the black drawing fluid wherever required.
They had been left out on the front seat of the car, with big curtains hung in front of them so no rain could splatter on them.
1784, but earlier in splatterdash (1772), perhaps a blend of spatter and splash.