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verb informal     splutter pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlespluttering
past tensespluttered
past participlespluttered
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to make noises with your mouth because you suddenly cannot breathe or swallow normally
    1. a.
      [transitive] to say something while you are spluttering
  2. 2
    [intransitive] if something such as an engine splutters, it makes a series of short noises because it is not working well

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