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American English: /ˈspædər/
British English: /ˈspatə/

Translation of spatter in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (mud/paint/blood)
    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 something/somebody with something
    salpicar algo/a alguien de algo
    the wall was spattered with blood
    la pared estaba salpicada de sangre
    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


  • 1 (stain)
    salpicadura (feminine)
    manchita (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • To control spatters and the residue of cooking fumes, the entire kitchen should be washed with a good degreaser at least once a week.
    • She stood at the water's edge and felt a spatter hit her face.
    • They're practical and help protect clothes against spatters and spills.
  • 2 (small amount) (no plural) it's only a spatter of rain
    son solo unas gotitas or chispas
    a spatter of applause
    algunos aplausos aislados
    Example sentences
    • A spatter of bullets told Hoffman of the attempted attack.
    • Anyway, there was a spatter of water just pouring off this lip.
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