meaning of bespatter

bespatter meaning in General Dictionary

To soil by spattering to sprinkle esp with dirty liquid mud or any such thing that will leave foul places or stains

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  • spot, splash, or earth
  • To earth by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, dirt, or any such thing that'll keep nasty places or stains.
  • To asperse with calumny or reproach.

bespatter meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, from be- + spatter (v.). Relevant: Bespattered; bespattering.


bespatter meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To earth by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, dirt, or any such thing that'll keep nasty places or spots.

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  • (v. t.) To asperse with calumny or reproach.