transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [mud/paint/blood] salpicar* it exploded and spattered oil over us explotó y nos salpicó de aceite a passing truck spattered mud onto my dress un camión que pasaba me salpicó el vestido de barro to spatter sth/sb
withsth salpicar* algo/a algn dealgo the wall was spattered with blood la pared estaba salpicada de sangreMore example sentences
- Various scorch marks and spattered blood let her know she had indeed missed something.
- Someone tossed a melon-rind at Adriana's feet; drops of cool slime spattered her ankles.
- He could feel the blood spattering his shoulder.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [mud/paint/blood] salpicar*
- 1.1 (stain) salpicadura (feminine), manchita (feminine) 1.2 (small amount) (no plural/sin plural) it's only a spatter of rain son solo unas gotitas or chispas a spatter of applause algunos aplausos aislados
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