splutterer
noun see splutter II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Splutterer — Splut ter*er (spl[u^]t t[ e]r[ e]r), n. One who splutters. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splutterer — splutter ► VERB 1) make a series of short explosive spitting or choking sounds. 2) say in a rapid indistinct way. ► NOUN ▪ a spluttering sound. DERIVATIVES splutterer noun. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • splutterer — See splutter. * * * …   Universalium

  • splutterer — n. (Colloq.) Stammerer, sputterer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • splutterer — splut·ter·er …   English syllables

  • splutterer — d.ərə(r), tə noun ( s) : one that splutters …   Useful english dictionary

  • splutter — splutterer, n. /splut euhr/, v.i. 1. to talk rapidly and somewhat incoherently, as when confused, excited, or embarrassed: When pushed for an explanation, he always spluttered. 2. to make a sputtering sound, or emit particles of something… …   Universalium

  • splutter — I. noun Etymology: probably alteration of sputter Date: 1677 1. a confused noise (as of hasty speaking) 2. a splashing or sputtering sound II. verb Date: 1693 transitive verb to utter hastily or confusedly ; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • go to bed with —    to copulate with    Of either sex, and of homosexuality, although not necessarily in or on a bed:     Years ago she had gone to bed with him for a few weeks. (Amis, 1978 you might suppose they were a pair of invalids)     The idea of going to… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • splutter — verb 1》 make a series of short explosive spitting or choking sounds. 2》 say in a rapid indistinct way. noun a spluttering sound. Derivatives splutterer noun spluttering adjective &noun splutteringly adverb Origin C17: imitative; cf. sputter …   English new terms dictionary

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