spluttery

[ spluht-uh-ree ]
/ ˈsplʌt ə ri /
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adjective

tending to splutter: spluttery fire sparks.

Nearby words

  1. splosh,
  2. splotch,
  3. splotchy,
  4. splurge,
  5. splutter,
  6. spm,
  7. spock,
  8. spock, benjamin mclane,
  9. spock-marked,
  10. spod

Origin of spluttery

First recorded in 1865–70; splutter + -y1

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Examples from the Web for spluttery

  • Occasionally she sighs deeply, with that blubbery, spluttery noise that all horses make when they sigh.

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