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English definition of “spatter”

spatter

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈspæt.ər/ us    /ˈspæt̬.ɚ/
to drop small drops of liquid, etc. on a surface, or (of liquid) to fall, especially noisily, in small drops: Two bikes raced by and spattered mud over our clothes. The bikes spattered them with mud. They could hear raindrops spattering on the roof of the caravan.
spatter
noun [C] uk   us  
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