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verb splatter pronunciation in British English /ˈsplætə(r)/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysplatter
he/she/itsplatters
present participlesplattering
past tensesplattered
past participlesplattered
  1. [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid splatters somewhere, drops of it hit a surface violently

    Blood splattered his coat.

    Oil was splattering across the stove.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to make something splatter

      The kids had splattered juice all over the carpet.

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