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spit1 British & World English

Eject saliva forcibly from one’s mouth, sometimes as a gesture of contempt or anger

spit2 British & World English

A long, thin metal rod pushed through meat in order to hold and turn it while it is roasted over an open fire

spit3 British & World English

A layer of earth whose depth is equal to the length of the blade of a spade

spit1 English Thesaurus

Cranston coughed and spat

spit2 English Thesaurus

chicken cooked on a spit

spit in spit1 British & World English

Eject saliva forcibly from one’s mouth, sometimes as a gesture of contempt or anger

spit curl British & World English

North American term for kiss-curl.

spit dog British & World English

A firedog with a hook on its upright for supporting a spit

spit take British & World English

(Especially as a comic technique) an act of suddenly spitting out liquid one is drinking in response to something funny or surprising

cuckoo spit British & World English

Whitish froth found in compact masses on leaves and plant stems, exuded by the larvae of froghoppers

spit chips British & World English

Be very angry or frustrated

spit-roast British & World English

Cook (a piece of meat) on a spit

spit it out British & World English

Used to urge someone to say or confess something quickly

spit the dummy British & World English

Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way

spit up in spit1 British & World English

(Especially of a baby) vomit or regurgitate food

be the spit of British & World English

Look exactly like

spit-and-sawdust British & World English

Used to describe an old-fashioned or simple pub or bar, of a type whose floor was originally covered with sawdust

spit in the wind British & World English

Do something futile or pointless

spit and polish British & World English

Thorough or exaggerated cleaning and polishing, especially by a soldier

spit in the eye of British & World English

Show contempt or scorn for

spit chips in spit1 British & World English

Be very angry or frustrated

spit it out in spit1 British & World English

Used to urge someone to say or confess something quickly

sandspit British & World English

A narrow point of sandy land projecting into the sea

spitfire British & World English

A person with a fierce temper

spit the dummy in spit1 British & World English

Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way

spit-and-sawdust in spit1 British & World English

Used to describe an old-fashioned or simple pub or bar, of a type whose floor was originally covered with sawdust

spit in the wind in spit1 British & World English

Do something futile or pointless

spit in the eye of in spit1 British & World English

Show contempt or scorn for

the (very) spit in spit1 English Thesaurus

Felix is the spit of Rosa's brother

spit out the dummy in spit1 British & World English

Behave in a bad-tempered or petulant way

spit in or into the wind in spit1 British & World English

Do something futile or pointless