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Meaning of BESPATTER

Pronunciation:  bi'spatur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  spot, splash, or soil; "The baby spattered the bib with food"
 

BESPATTER is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: spatter
 
 See Also: blob, blot, fleck, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*spat"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespattered}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Bespattering}.]
1. To soil by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water,
   mud, or anything which will leave foul spots or stains.

2. To asperse with calumny or reproach.

         Whom never faction could bespatter.   --Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asperge, asperse, attaint, bedabble, bedew, befoul, besmirch, bespot, besprinkle, blacken, blot, blow upon, brand, call names, censure, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, defame, defile, denigrate, dew, disapprove, disparage, douche, engage in personalities, expose, expose to infamy, gibbet, hang in effigy, heap dirt upon, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, irrigate, moisten, muckrake, paddle, pillory, reprimand, revile, slander, slobber, slop, slosh, slur, smear, smirch, soil, sparge, spatter, splash, splatter, splotch, sponge, spot, spray, sprinkle, stain, stigmatize, sully, swash, syringe, taint, tarnish, throw mud at, traduce, vilify, water, wet, wet down
 

 

 

 

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