bespatter

Synonyms and related words:
asperge, asperse, attaint, bedabble, bedew, befoul, besmirch, bespot, besprinkle, blacken, blot, blow upon, brand, call names, censure, dabble, damp, dampen, dash, defame, defile, denigrate, dew, disapprove, disparage, douche, engage in personalities, expose, expose to infamy, gibbet, hang in effigy, heap dirt upon, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, irrigate, moisten, muckrake, paddle, pillory, reprimand, revile, slander, slobber, slop, slosh, slur, smear, smirch, soil, sparge, spatter, splash, splatter, splotch, sponge, spot, spray, sprinkle, stain, stigmatize, sully, swash, syringe, taint, tarnish, throw mud at, traduce, vilify, water, wet, wet down

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Synonyms:
(usually with something filthy),


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bespatter — Be*spat ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespattering}.] 1. To soil by spattering; to sprinkle, esp. with dirty water, mud, or anything which will leave foul spots or stains. [1913 Webster] 2. To asperse with calumny or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespatter — index brand (stigmatize), defame, denigrate, derogate, disparage, humiliate, pillory, pollute …   Law dictionary

  • bespatter — (v.) 1640s, from BE (Cf. be ) + SPATTER (Cf. spatter) (v.). Related: Bespattered; bespattering …   Etymology dictionary

  • bespatter — [bē spat′ər, bispat′ər] vt. to spatter, as with mud or slander; soil or sully by spattering …   English World dictionary

  • bespatter — transitive verb Date: 1600 spatter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bespatter — /bi spat euhr/, v.t. 1. to soil by spattering; splash with water, dirt, etc. 2. to slander or libel: a reputation bespattered by malicious gossip. [1635 45; BE + SPATTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bespatter — verb a) To spatter or cover with something; sprinkle with anything liquid, or with any wet or adhesive substance. b) To soil by spattering …   Wiktionary

  • bespatter — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To mark or soil with spots: blotch, spatter, splatter, splotch, spot. See MARKS. 2. To hurl or scatter liquid upon: dash, slop, slosh, spatter, splash, splatter, spray, swash. See STRIKE. 3. To contaminate the… …   English dictionary for students

  • bespatter — be·spat·ter || bɪ spætÉ™ v. splatter all over; dirty by spattering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bespatter — verb spatter with liquid …   English new terms dictionary

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