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spluttery

[spluht-uh-ree]
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adjective
  1. tending to splutter: spluttery fire sparks.
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Origin of spluttery

First recorded in 1865–70; splutter + -y1
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Examples from the Web for spluttery

Historical Examples

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

    Letters to Helen

    Keith Henderson