|Origin:||Perhaps from Dutch spatten 'to burst, flow out strongly'|
spat‧ter [intransitive and transitive]
spatter somebody/something with something
The walls were spattered with blood.
spatter something on/over etc something
a sweatshirt with paint spattered over it
spatter on/across/over etc
The first drops of rain spattered on the stones.
—spatter noun [countable]