from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To spatter (something), especially to soil with splashes of liquid.
- intransitive 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An uneven shape or mess created by something dispersing on impact.
- n. A genre of gory horror.
- v. To splash; to scatter; to land or strike in an uneven, distributed mess.
- v. To cause (something) to splatter.
- v. To spatter (something or somebody).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To spatter; to splash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a noise, as in dashing water about; splash; cast or scatter about.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)