verb (used with or without object)
to splash and scatter upon impact:
The paint splattered when I dropped the bucket.
an act or instance of splattering.
the quantity splattered:
to wipe up a splatter of ketchup on the rug.
characterized by gory imagery:
to splash with small blobs; spatter
a splash of liquid, mud, etc
See splatter film
- Splatter cinema
noun See splatter film
noun, Slang. 1. a film containing many scenes of violent and gruesome murders. 2. snuff film. noun a genre of film depicting many violent deaths; also called splatter , splatter movie , splatter cinema Usage Note British
[splat-er-puhngk] /ˈsplæt ərˌpʌŋk/ noun 1. a form of fiction featuring extremely graphic violence. splatterpunk /ˈsplætəˌpʌŋk/ noun 1. a literary genre characterized by graphically described scenes of an extremely gory nature noun a genre of fiction, computer games, and film depicting many violent deaths and extreme sexual situations
verb (used with object) 1. to spread out, expand, or extend. 2. to form with an oblique angle; make slanting; bevel. 3. to make with a splay or splays. 4. to disjoin; dislocate. verb (used without object) 5. to have an oblique or slanting direction. 6. to spread or flare. noun 7. Architecture. a surface […]