- To spatter (something), especially to soil with splashes of liquid. (verb-transitive)
- To spatter, especially to move or fall so as to cause splashes. (verb-intransitive)
- A splash of liquid. (noun)
- Characterized by gory violence: splatter films. (adjective)
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