verb (used with or without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM splatterun·splat·tered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for splatter
Your Steve would probably take the lead on this one, and you both would laugh at any stray splatter of tomato sauce.
Instead of asking for your attention, Sophie assumes you’re already tuned in, and with all of those digital mystery-sounds splattering alongside the vocal, of course you are.Sophie pushed feel-good music toward a boundary that might not exist|Chris Richards|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Often people try to put out grease fires by throwing water on them, which can splatter hot oil.More burn injuries are occurring in kitchens during pandemic. Thanksgiving may see a rise in these accidents.|Katherine Ellison|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
Water splattering on the floor halted counting for two hours on Election Day, but it didn’t damage any ballots.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Outside of the absurdity of “blood splatter” flying through the air is the implication that Ebola can be “breathed” at all.
The pastor and his congregants sat around the TV and watched as fists began to fly and blood began to splatter.Jesus Said Knock You Out: In ‘Fight Church’ Christians Beat Thy Neighbor|Bryan Storkel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fat rain droplets, like little eggs, started to splatter on my windshield, smearing with each sway of the wipers.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hammer strikes would splatter tar on their uncovered skin causing lacerations and bleeding.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero|Rich Goldstein|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, you get a hell of a lot less splatter (see, splatter guard).
Beardsley's fist itched to splatter those handsome features around a little.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
But Forrester blocked it; the splatter of free energy struck at the nearby trees, sending them crashing to the ground.Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
Somewhere out there in the far distance was the constant splatter of Mausers like rain on a tin roof.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
Only when alone under that splatter of stars did he feel the moment big with more than a mere release from textbooks.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
A splatter of partially dried mud on the trunk of a tree revealed that the passer-by had left the spot some hours before.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk