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bespatter

be·spat·ter

bespatter

 
pronunciation:
b spae tr
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bespattered, bespattering, bespatters
definition 1: to splash and soil with drops or bits of matter; spatter.
The passing bus bespattered my clothes with mud.
similar words:
spatter
definition 2: to defame or slander, as someone's reputation.
similar words:
spatter
Word Parts
The word bespatter contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.