verb (used with object)
to soil by spattering; splash with water, dirt, etc.
to slander or libel: a reputation bespattered by malicious gossip.

1635–45; be- + spatter Unabridged
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bespatter (bɪˈspætə)
1.  to splash all over, as with dirty water
2.  to defile; slander; besmirch

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Example sentences
They soon begin to bring mud from the riverbank, and bespatter our house and windows with it.
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