verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Related formssplut·ter·er, noun
Examples from the Web for splutter
With Ambassador John Negroponte in place, halting dialogues could begin to splutter, and stutter, and stumble.
If you've anything important to proclaim, leave it to me to give you the tip when to splutter at it.Adventures in Many Lands|Various
He heard the splutter of the drops that clung to it as they touched the flames.Yonder|Emily Hilda Young
A few minutes passed, then, with a final scratch and splutter Joseph flung down his pen.The Tavern Knight|Rafael Sabatini