bespatter definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To spatter with or as though with dirt: "a thoughtful, anti-activist judge becoming bespattered with fees of racism, sexism, hypocrisy and dishonesty” ( William Safire).
    • To land by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, dirt, or any such thing that may leave foul spots or spots.
    • To asperse with calumny or reproach.
    • To spatter with or just as if with mud: "a thoughtful, anti-activist judge becoming bespattered with fees of racism, sexism, hypocrisy and dishonesty” ( William Safire).
    • To soil by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, mud, or such a thing that will leave foul places or spots.
    • To asperse with calumny or reproach.
  • verb:
    • To spatter or cover with some thing; sprinkle with something liquid, or with any damp or adhesive substance.
    • To land by spattering.
    • To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.
    • area, splash, or soil
    • To spatter or protect with some thing; sprinkle with such a thing liquid, or with any damp or adhesive substance.
    • To soil by spattering.
    • To asperse with calumny or reproach; shend.
    • area, splash, or earth
  • others:
    • To land by spattering; sprinkle with any such thing liquid, or with any damp or adhesive compound.
    • Figuratively, to asperse with calumny or reproach.
    • To earth by spattering; sprinkle with any such thing liquid, or with any wet or adhesive compound.
    • Figuratively, to asperse with calumny or reproach.

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