Spattered the paint on the canvas.
The passing car spattered my pants with mud.
A spatter of mud on his pants.
Awakened by the spatter of rain on the window.
To spatter red paint over blue.
To spatter blood.
Rain spattered the pavement.
Hot grease spattered in all directions.
Origin of spatter
- Perhaps of Low German origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Related to spit (“saliva").