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Synonyms for splutter

to make a series of short, sharp noises

Synonyms for splutter

the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

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


utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

spit up in an explosive manner

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But the report says that after the machine crossed some nearby trees the pilot heard the engine splutter.
IT is enough to make the 20-somethings gasp and splutter on their treadmills.
TRANSPORT giants FirstGroup saw revenue growth at their UK bus business almost splutter to a halt before Christmas amid tough conditions.
The splutter is more common on petrol than diesel engines.
cough and splutter Marlon and Paddy ``do a Tecwen'' as they try to help Sam with his driving theory test.
The crash frightened Los Angeles residents and tourists who watched the plane splutter over the city before nosediving into the building.
CHELSEA'S challenge for the third Champions' League place ended with a splutter rather than a bang after capital rivals Charlton pick-pocketed their more illustrious neighbours.
They admit men are actually quite stoic in the face of illness, while women climb under the duvet and crave attention at the first cough or splutter.
The Rams are 0-7 and going nowhere thanks to their injury-ravaged offensive line, which has seen them splutter to post totals of 13, 16, three, seven, three and six points either side of a 34-31 loss to Arizona.
Where there's money to be made we have unlimited investment available, but when it's down to a vital service we splutter into excuses to cut corners.
SPLUTTER Alert: Ladies, if you're drinking a hot beverage, swallow before reading the rest of this.
Motorists can use the online sounds to compare with their own car's cough or splutter.
The tears began to run down my face, I started to cough and splutter
But if the team begins to splutter with the departure of Lennon, Taylor could feel the fury of fans angry at seeing class players leaving the club.
Bethany Goodman, three, started to cough and splutter as she tucked into the treat.