Synonyms for sputter

Synonyms for (noun) sputter

Synonyms: splutter, sputter

Definition: an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

Similar words: utterance, vocalization

Definition: the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Synonyms: spatter, spattering, splatter, splattering, splutter, sputter, sputtering

Definition: the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

Usage: he heard a spatter of gunfire

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms for (verb) sputter

Synonyms: spit out, splutter, sputter

Definition: spit up in an explosive manner

Similar words: spit out, spit up, cough out, cough up, expectorate

Definition: discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

Synonyms: sputter

Definition: cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed

Usage: The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: splutter, sputter

Definition: utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: sputter, skin, scramble, shin, shinny, struggle, clamber

Definition: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Similar words: climb

Definition: move with difficulty, by grasping

Synonyms: sputter

Definition: make an explosive sound

Usage: sputtering engines

Similar words: pop

Definition: make a sharp explosive noise

Usage: The cork of the champagne bottle popped

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