Translation of "splutter" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsplʌt.ər/ us /ˈsplʌt̬.ɚ/

(of a person) to speak in a quick and confused way, producing short, unclear noises because of surprise, anger, etc., or (of a person or thing) to make a series of noises similar to this

resoplar, farfullar
The old gentleman was spluttering with indignation.
‘But, er … when, um, … how?’ he spluttered.
She took too big a gulp of whisky and started to cough and splutter.
splutter noun uk us

(Translation of “splutter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)