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sputter en inglés británico

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sputterverb

uk /ˈspʌt.ər/ us /ˈspʌt̬.ɚ/
sputter
noun [ C ] uk us

The engine wouldn't start - it gave one or two sputters but that was all.

(Definición de sputter del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

sputter en inglés americano

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sputterverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈspʌt̬·ər/

to make repeated explosive sounds:

[ I ] The plane’s engine began to sputter.

To sputter is also to speak in a way that is not clear, esp. because you are angry:

[ I ] He sputtered and flapped his hands in response.

(Definición de sputter del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)