adjective Date: 1866 marked by spluttering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spluttery — /splut euh ree/, adj. tending to splutter: spluttery fire sparks. [1865 70; SPLUTTER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spluttery — rē, ri adjective : marked by spluttering : suggestive of spluttering voice was thin and spluttery Leslie Charteris …   Useful english dictionary

  • spluttery — adjective Characterised by spluttering …   Wiktionary

  • spluttery — splut·tery …   English syllables

  • splutter — [splut′ər] vi. [var. of SPUTTER] 1. to make hissing or spitting sounds, or to throw off particles in an explosive way, as something frying; sputter 2. to speak hurriedly and confusedly, as when excited or embarrassed vt. 1. to utter hurriedly and …   English World dictionary

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