splat•terPronunciation: (splat'ur), [key]
to splash and scatter upon impact: The paint splattered when I dropped the bucket.
an act or instance of splattering.
the quantity splattered: to wipe up a splatter of ketchup on the rug.
characterized by gory imagery: splatter films.
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