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British English: /spɪt/
American English: /spɪt/

Translation of spit in French:


  • 2 (expectoration)‘I hate you’ he said with a spit
    ‘je te déteste’ dit-il en crachant
    to give a spit
  • 5 (British English) (spade depth)two spits deep
    à deux fers de profondeur

transitive verb p prés -tt- prétpp spat

  • 1 [literal]
    cracher (blood, food) (into dans) (onto sur)
  • 3 (utter)
    proférer (oath, venom) (at en direction de)

intransitive verb p prés -tt- prétpp spat

  • 1 [literal]
    (cat, person)
    cracher (at, on sur) (into dans) (out of de)
    to spit in somebody's face [literal] [figurative]
    cracher à la figure de quelqu'un
  • 2 (be angry) to spit with
    écumer de (rage, anger)

impersonal verb

  • p prés -tt- prétpp spat
    it's spitting (with rain)


spit and polish

to be the (dead) spit of somebody

être le portrait tout craché de quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

spit out

spit [something] out, spit out [something] [literal]
cracher (blood, drink) (into dans) (onto sur)
proférer (phrase, word)
spit it out [informal]!
crache le morceau! [informal]

spit up

spit [something] up, spit up [something]
cracher (blood)
(American English) (baby)
vomir (milk, food)
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