phonetic symbol: / spʌ́tɚ / 

sputter - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)

[ noun ]
■ the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
spatter , spattering , splatter , splattering , splutter , sputtering

[ verb ]
■ spit up in an explosive manner
spit out , splutter

[ verb ]
■ cause to undergo a process in which atoms are removed
・The solar wind protons must sputter away the surface atoms of the dust

[ verb ]
■ utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

[ verb ]
■ climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
clamber , scramble , shin , shinny , skin , struggle

[ verb ]
■ make an explosive sound
・sputtering engines

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