Definition of "spluttering" [spluttering]

  • Present participle of splutter. (verb)

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Use "spluttering" in a sentence
  • "And while watching all the histrionics and spluttering is amusing in the same way that watching a dog chase his tail or a cat go after a laser beam, I'm still sticking with my prediction that she will be confirmed with at least 80 votes, even if Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) has already made up his mind even before the confirmation hearings."
  • "I still recall the spluttering round red face of a pirate named Richard who had designs on my money in college."
  • "Propeller didn't rotate on plane that crashed in Canley Vale, killing two passengers ONE of a light plane's engines was "spluttering" moments before it slammed into a Sydney street, killing the pilot and a nurse, a report says."