[ spluht-uh-ree ]
/ ˈsplʌt ə ri /
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tending to splutter: spluttery fire sparks.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for spluttery
Occasionally she sighs deeply, with that blubbery, spluttery noise that all horses make when they sigh.Letters to Helen|Keith Henderson