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splatter

[ splat-er ]
/ ˈsplæt ər /
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verb (used with or without object)
to splash and scatter upon impact: The paint splattered when I dropped the bucket.
noun
an act or instance of splattering.
the quantity splattered: to wipe up a splatter of ketchup on the rug.
adjective
characterized by gory imagery: splatter films.
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Origin of splatter

1775–85; blend of splash and spatter

OTHER WORDS FROM splatter

un·splat·tered, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for splatter

splatter
/ (ˈsplætə) /

verb
to splash with small blobs; spatter
noun
a splash of liquid, mud, etc
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