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Meaning of SPIT

Pronunciation:  spit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
  2. [n]  a skewer for holding meat over a fire
  3. [n]  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
  4. [n]  a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
  5. [v]  expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
  6. [v]  utter with anger or contempt
  7. [v]  drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ"
  8. [v]  rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
 

SPIT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: expectoration, patter, pitter-patter, ptyalise, ptyalize, saliva, skewer, spatter, spew, spit out, spitting, spittle, sprinkle, spue, tongue
 
 See Also: cape, cough out, cough up, dribble, drivel, drool, ejection, emit, expectorate, expulsion, forcing out, let loose, let out, ness, pin, pony up, projection, ptyalin, rack, rain, rain down, salivary gland, sand, secretion, skewer, slobber, spit out, spit up, stand, tobacco juice, turnspit, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spit\, n. [OE. spite, AS. spitu; akin to D. spit, G.
    spiess, OHG. spiz, Dan. spid. Sw. spett, and to G. spitz
    pointed. [root]170.]
    1. A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding
       meat while roasting.
    
    2. A small point of land running into the sea, or a long,
       narrow shoal extending from the shore into the sea; as, a
       spit of sand. --Cook.
    
    3. The depth to which a spade goes in digging; a spade; a
       spadeful. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    
  2. \Spit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spitted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Spitting}.] [From {Spit}, n.; cf. {Speet}.]
    1. To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to
       thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal.
       ``Infants spitted upon pikes.'' --Shak.
    
    2. To spade; to dig. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
  3. \Spit\, v. i.
    To attend to a spit; to use a spit. [Obs.]
    
          She's spitting in the kitchen.           --Old Play.
    
    
  4. \Spit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spit} ({Spat}, archaic); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Spitting}.] [AS. spittan; akin to G.
    sp["u]tzen, Dan. spytte, Sw. spotta,Icel. sp?ta, and prob. E.
    spew. The past tense spat is due to AS. sp?tte, from sp?tan
    to spit. Cf. {Spat}, n., {Spew}, {Spawl}, {Spot}, n.]
    1. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other
       matter, from the mouth. ``Thus spit I out my venom.''
    
    
  5. \Spit\, n.
    The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle;
    saliva; sputum.
    
    
  6. \Spit\, v. i.
    1. To throw out saliva from the mouth.
    
    2. To rain or snow slightly, or with sprinkles.
    
             It had been spitting with rain.       --Dickens.
    
    {To spit on} or {upon}, to insult grossly; to treat with
       contempt. ``Spitting upon all antiquity.'' --South.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Language for IBM 650. (See IT).

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: To spit in your dream means an aspect of yourself that you need to get rid of. Alternatively, spitting may represent anger and contempt.
 

 

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