Synonyms of 'splinter'
sliverDictionary, fragment, chip
a splinter in the finger
shatterDictionary, split, fracture
The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.
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A chip is a small piece of something or a small piece which has been broken off something.
His eyes gleamed like chips of blue glass.
At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.
Thesaurus for splinter from the Collins English Thesaurus
A splinter is a very thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or other hard substance, which has broken off from a larger piece.