With Ambassador John Negroponte in place, halting dialogues could begin to splutter, and stutter, and stumble.
But cackle and splutter ain't swimming; so Robert, my nabs, it's no go.
There was no sound in the room but the scratch and splutter of his quill.
His words came out with a splutter as he spurned her from him.
There was a little pause, and then came the splutter of a match.
They jumped loosely round in circles with bent knees, making a whooping-cough noise followed by a splutter.
All had their mouths full when suddenly Codfish began to splutter.
A splutter of sparks came from the severed ends of the wire.
I watched him gesticulate and get red in the face and foam and splutter.
He tried to scream, but his mouth filled with water and he could only splutter.