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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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So into work we all go coughing and spluttering over colleagues and customers.
I was a passenger on a bus recently and on my way home there was a lady who was coughing and spluttering, and then two days later I caught the flu.
When you get on a plane these days you can hear all the coughing and spluttering from the fellow passengers and you're going to breathe all that in.
A former England skipper involved in our backroom team - surely the Tartan Army will be spluttering into their porridge
The roof damage also caused a shower of dust to cascade down leaving other children coughing and spluttering.
Everywhere you look people are coughing and spluttering.
A fifth of contestants in corporate golf days are now women - leaving unreconstructed sexist men spluttering into their gin and tonics at the 19th hole.
The usually glam supermodel showed that life's a drag when you have a nicotine habit when she was spotted coughing and spluttering as she puffed away.
IF getting stuffed 6-2 wasn't bad enough, Blackburn fans were left spluttering under the peaks of their cloth caps at the Emirates Stadium last weekend.
Spluttering denials notwithstanding, the constitutional treaty is as dead as Monty Python's famous dead parrot, prompting British prime minister Tony Blair to sideline plans for a similar referendum planned for Britain.
It is a romantic myth that the Wright brothers were just quaint bicycle builders and backroom tinkers who somehow managed a spluttering flight in a large box kite in 1903.
You've never been more awake as you pop your head and shoulders up out of the swimming hole, spluttering, gasping for air.
We've had a terrible time with a virus in the yard, everything's been coughing and spluttering, so it's nice to get a winner again," said Murtagh, who trains the gelding for a ten-strong syndicate.
Via their completed projects, Cornford & Cross have indeed earned their share of spluttering news headlines, and it's easy to imagine, say, the 2002 Liverpool Biennial selectors quailing at having to go through the public-relations acrobatics the civic display of an Iraqi flag would have demanded.
He's a cantankerous tyrant as initially played by Hunt, a spluttering King Lear Lite whose main beef isn't really with Rome but with his strong-minded daughter, Imogen (Gail Shapiro), who has insisted on marrying the commoner Posthumus (Michael Louden) rather than her buffoonish stepbrother Cloten (Richard Soto, projecting the hardened cheesiness of a waxworks Elvis; he's so dense he doesn't even notice his own double entendres).