American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To spatter (something), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
- v. To spatter, especially to move or fall so as to cause splashes.
- n. A splash of liquid.
- adj. Characterized by gory violence: splatter films.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a noise, as in dashing water about; splash; cast or scatter about.
- n. An uneven shape or mess created by something dispersing on impact.
- n. attributive A genre of gory horror.
- v. intransitive To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess.
- v. transitive To cause (something) to splatter.
- v. transitive To spatter (something or somebody).
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To spatter; to splash.
- n. a small quantity of something moist or liquid
- v. cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
- v. dash a liquid upon or against
- n. the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
- Perhaps blend of splash and spatter. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“What I was trying to do with this movie is to bridge the gap that's always separated what we call a splatter film from more conventional entertainment.”
“Then my droogies, let's keep the torture out of the headlines and back in Italian splatter movies and horror comics where it belongs - OK?”
“I also think the MySpace attitude towards layout (the erm, ability to fully express oneself, aka splatter pukalicious CSS everywhere) is one of the major reasons MySpace stuck.”
“Sometimes horror is pure entertainment, over the top gore and splatter, which is fun because it's so ridiculously extreme.”
“So unfolds Streets of Blood, an appropriately titled splatter flick featuring both incessant action and a very complicated, multi-layered mystery which I dare not spoil by revealing any further details.”
“They have replaced the engine, installed electronic ignition, and an oil filter -- the car, when built, didn't have one, relying instead on what Roy called a splatter system.”
“Specifically, this fine collectible is an "Extra Filthy Bloody Edition" Allin figurine "loaded into a full color" splatter "box.”
“Other times, work that was never intended to be mistaken for the real thing (such as splatter paintings "in the style of" Jackson Pollock used by interior decorators) find their way into the market — and are assumed to be lost masterpieces.”
“I use it when I want to get a nice "splatter" effect on cakes and cookies.”
“Jeter manages to wring a good deal of mileage out of a remarkable small number of violent encounters - this is not a "splatter" book in any way.”
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