Definition of splutter:
idle, engagement, cough out, choke, fight for breath, flood, cut out, gulp, pant, chirp, blow, gasp, shin, dab, spatter, spit out, splatter, cycle, hiss, chorus, go, crepitate, spit up, mouth, inhale, sputter, grind, declare, burn up, struggle, skin, frame, spray, sputtering, expectorate, phrase, splashing, scramble, cough up, declaim, splash, gasp out, splattering, spattering, breathe, catch your breath, sounds, backfire, spit, shinny, clamber, sigh, puff, fire, put, spew, crackle.
- "The Ball and The Cross", G.K. Chesterton.
The Chapel seemed on Maggie's entering it to be half in darkness, there was a thin splutter of gas over the reading- desk at the far end and some more light by the door, but the centre of the building was a shadowy pool.- "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.
- "The Red Room", H. G. Wells.