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spattering

See definition of spattering on Dictionary.com
  • as inhandful
  • as insmutch
  • as infew

synonyms for spattering

  • few
  • scattering
  • smattering
  • sprinkling
  • small number
  • some
  • several
  • some
  • scattering
  • smattering
  • sprinkling
  • not many
  • not too many
  • slim pickings
  • small number
  • smatter
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antonyms for spattering

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  • lot
  • mass
  • blank
  • clarity
  • cleanliness
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How to use spattering in a sentence

Watch shook himself violently at intervals, spattering water drops in all directions.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
When we had gone another mile a spattering of "overs" began to fall around like the first heavy drops of a thunderstorm.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
It fell for half an hour, scarcely so much as spattering them in their recess, but plunging over them into the torrent beneath.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
So saying, he threw a large stone into the water, spattering both the girls, but wetting Jenny the most.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Tess jubilantly cooked the fish for dinner, spattering the bacon fat upon the floor.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
Two of the men were through, and I was being hauled through, when there was a spattering of shots from behind.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Jeers and yells broke out, spattering forth like a skirmish fire, then almost instantly were merged into a vast, ominous roar.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
The major raised his hand in signal, and the spattering roar became a solid thunder.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The British rifles received them with a spattering fire, then hurriedly retreated to the crest of the lomada, and formed in line.
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
The wind whistles through the shrouds, the rain falls spattering on the skylight,—what matter?
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SPATTERING

  • not many
  • not too many
  • scattering
  • several
  • slim pickings
  • small number
  • smatter
  • smattering
  • some
  • spattering
  • sprinkling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.