Hay 4 definiciones de spat en inglés:

spat1

Saltos de línea: spat
Past and past participle of spit1.

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Palabra del día nous
Pronunciación: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence

Hay 4 definiciones de spat en inglés:

spat2

Saltos de línea: spat

sustantivo

1 (usually spats) historical A short cloth gaiter covering the instep and ankle.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His father was dressed in a rubber macintosh, with thick domestic gloves, spats, and a trilby hat.
  • Flustered, the blonde boy untied his spats, and took off one of his sock-shoes, sort of hopping around on one foot while doing so.
  • You can also take off those spats and gauntlets.
2A cover for the upper part of an aircraft wheel.

Origen

early 19th century: abbreviation of spatterdash.

Definición de spat en:

Hay 4 definiciones de spat en inglés:

spat3

Saltos de línea: spat
informal

sustantivo

A quarrel about an unimportant matter: when we had our little spats, he had only to smile to get back on the right side of me
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Almost immediately they run into a pointless spat with local tough guys that spirals into a violent feud.
  • They're typical brothers, so they get into these little spats with each other sometimes, and they separate them.
  • Soon after we met, Slater was in the papers again after his wife allegedly broke a glass over his head during a violent spat.

verbo (spats, spatting, spatted)

[no object] Volver al principio  
Quarrel about an unimportant matter: people expected him and his wife to spat continually
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The latest trouble to hit Airbus involves a transatlantic spat over aircraft subsidies.

Origen

early 19th century (originally a US colloquial usage): probably imitative.

Definición de spat en:

Hay 4 definiciones de spat en inglés:

spat4

Saltos de línea: spat

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The spawn or larvae of shellfish, especially oysters: oyster larvae attach themselves as spat to old shells

Origen

mid 17th century: from Anglo-Norman French, of unknown ultimate origin.

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