splatter

In horror movies, you'll see a lot of blood splattering on walls. Ick. To splatter is to splash liquid. A splatter is also the spot the liquid makes.

When you spill some liquid on the ground, the sound it makes is splat. Splash a lot of it, and you have a splatter — drops of the liquid across a large area. If you are frying meat in a hot pan, the grease will splatter across the stove and counter near it. In the figurative use, gossip about a celebrity's mishaps is often splattered throughout a gossip magazine like spilled milk on a floor.

Definitions of splatter
1

v dash a liquid upon or against

Synonyms:
plash, spatter, splash, splosh, swash
Types:
puddle
make a puddle by splashing water
slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around
spill or splash copiously or clumsily
Type of:
disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle
distribute loosely

v cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

splatter water”
Synonyms:
slop, spill
disgorge, shed, spill
cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
run out, spill
flow, run or fall out and become lost
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

n a small quantity of something moist or liquid

“a splatter of mud”
Synonyms:
dab, splash
Type of:
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity
an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

n the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively

Synonyms:
spatter, spattering, splattering, splutter, sputter, sputtering
Type of:
noise
sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

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