1. [ verb ] expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
Synonyms: spew spue ptyalise ptyalize

"The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

Related terms: expectorate expectorate cough_up ptyalism expectorator
2. [ verb ] utter with anger or contempt
Synonyms: spit_out
Related terms: utter
3. [ noun ] (geography) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
Synonyms: tongue
Related terms: cape sand
4. [ noun ] a skewer for holding meat over a fire
Related terms: skewer turnspit rack
5. [ noun ] (biology) 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
Synonyms: saliva spittle
Related terms: secretion drool tobacco_juice salivary_gland ptyalin
6. [ verb ] drive a skewer through
Synonyms: skewer

"skewer the meat for the BBQ"

Related terms: pin
7. [ verb ] (meteorology) rain gently
Synonyms: spatter patter pitter-patter sprinkle

"It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick."

Related terms: rain scattering
8. [ noun ] the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
Synonyms: expectoration spitting
Related terms: expulsion expectorate
Similar spelling:   spite