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Main Entry: 1sputĚter
Pronunciation: primarystressspschwat-schwar
Function: verb
1 : to spit or squirt pieces of food or saliva noisily from the mouth
2 : to speak or utter hastily or explosively in confusion or excitement <sputtered out protests>
3 : to make explosive popping sounds <the motor sputtered and died>
- sputĚterĚer /-schwar-schwar/ noun

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