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With Ambassador John Negroponte in place, halting dialogues could begin to splutter, and stutter, and stumble.

He held up with a pride that made him splutter a little jack about fourteen inches long, which he had just caught.

Our crew—two Chinamen who jested about us between themselves in a continuous splutter of Chinese.

Dolly catches her lips with her finger tips, suppressing a little splutter of mirth.

And the utterers of both queries came forth on to the stoep, causing their brothers to break into a splutter of mirth.

A large drop of water, splashing down from the roof of the cavern, caused the light to splutter and go out.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to splutter, such as: burst, chip, chop, cleave, crash, and crepitate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.