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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Emitting or making sporadic spitting or popping sounds.

Usage examples (30)
  • Verb (used without object) : When pushed for an explanation, he always spluttered
  • Verb (used with object) : Out of breath, she spluttered a poor excuse for her lateness
  • I still recall the spluttering round red face of a pirate named Richard who had designs on my money in college.
  • "You're a liar!" announced Hawkeye, spluttering mad. for more
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