splatter up (something)
1. To splash or spatter up the length of something. Mud splattered up my pantlegs during the hike. The storm kept getting worse, and huge roiling waves splattered up the sides of the cliffs.
2. To cause some liquid splash or spatter up the length of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "splatter" and "up." Be careful out there—you're splattering mud up the side of the house! The bacon splattered grease up the wall behind the stove as it cooked in the pan.
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splatter someone or something up
to cover someone or something with drops of a liquid. The painter splattered his coworker up with both red and blue. Don't splatter up the wall!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.