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Meaning & Definition of Spit in English

English

Spit

/spɪt/

noun

1. A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

    synonym:
  • spit
  • ,
  • tongue

2. A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth

  • Moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    synonym:
  • saliva
  • ,
  • spit
  • ,
  • spittle

3. A skewer for holding meat over a fire

    synonym:
  • spit

4. The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

    synonym:
  • spit
  • ,
  • spitting
  • ,
  • expectoration

verb

1. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth

  • "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
    synonym:
  • spit
  • ,
  • ptyalize
  • ,
  • ptyalise
  • ,
  • spew
  • ,
  • spue

2. Utter with anger or contempt

    synonym:
  • spit
  • ,
  • spit out

3. Rain gently

  • "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
    synonym:
  • sprinkle
  • ,
  • spit
  • ,
  • spatter
  • ,
  • patter
  • ,
  • pitter-patter

4. Drive a skewer through

  • "Skewer the meat for the bbq"
    synonym:
  • skewer
  • ,
  • spit

Examples of using

I spit on your mother's grave!
In Singapore, it is a crime to spit on the ground.