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Noun: spitting  spi-ting
  1. The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
    - spit, expectoration
Verb: spit (spat,spitting)  spit
  1. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
    "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer";
    - spew, spue [archaic]
  2. Utter with anger or contempt
    - spit out
  3. [Brit] Rain gently
    "It has only spat, but the roads are slick";
    - sprinkle, spatter, patter, pitter-patter
  4. Drive a skewer through
    "spit the meat for the BBQ";
    - skewer

Derived forms: spittings

See also: spit up

Type of: cough out, cough up, ejection, emit, expectorate, expulsion, forcing out, let loose, let out, pin, projection, rain, rain down, spit out, spit up, utter

Encyclopedia: Spitting