Definition of Spit

1. Noun. A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea.

Exact synonyms: Tongue
Generic synonyms: Cape, Ness
Terms within: Sand



2. Verb. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth. "The women spit water into the bowl"; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
Exact synonyms: Ptyalise, Ptyalize, Spew, Spue
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Out, Spit Up
Derivative terms: Ptyalism, Spitter, Spitting
Also: Spit Up, Spit Up

3. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Saliva, Spittle
Generic synonyms: Secretion
Specialized synonyms: Dribble, Drivel, Drool, Slobber, Tobacco Juice
Group relationships: Salivary Gland
Terms within: Ptyalin
Derivative terms: Salivary, Salivate

4. Verb. Utter with anger or contempt.
Exact synonyms: Spit Out
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter

5. Noun. A skewer for holding meat over a fire.
Specialized synonyms: Brochette, Turnspit
Group relationships: Rack, Stand
Generic synonyms: Skewer

6. Verb. Rain gently. "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
Exact synonyms: Patter, Pitter-patter, Spatter, Sprinkle
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rain Down
Derivative terms: Sprinkle, Sprinkling

7. Noun. The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva).
Exact synonyms: Expectoration, Spitting
Generic synonyms: Ejection, Expulsion, Forcing Out, Projection
Derivative terms: Expectorate

8. Verb. Drive a skewer through. "Skewer the meat for the BBQ"
Exact synonyms: Skewer
Generic synonyms: Pin
Derivative terms: Skewer

Definition of Spit

1. n. A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding meat while roasting.

2. v. t. To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal.

3. v. i. To attend to a spit; to use a spit.

4. v. t. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other matter, from the mouth.

5. n. The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle; saliva; sputum.

6. v. i. To throw out saliva from the mouth.

Definition of Spit

1. Noun. A rod on which meat is grilled (UK English) or broiled (US English). ¹

2. Noun. A narrow, pointed, usually sandy peninsula. ¹

3. Verb. To impale on a spit. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive transitive) To evacuate (saliva or another substance) from the mouth. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To utter violently. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive slang hip-hop) To utter. ¹

7. Noun. Saliva, especially when expectorated. ¹

8. Noun. An instance of spitting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spit

1. to impale on a spit (a pointed rod on which meat is turned) [v SPITTED, SPITTING, SPITS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spit

spirulinas
spirurida
spirurida infections
spirurina
spiruroid
spiruroid larva migrans
spiruroidea
spiry
spirytual
spirytuall
spit (current term)
spit-and-polish
spit-ball
spit-take
spit-up
spit and bailing wire
spit and polish
spit curl
spit curls
spit it out
spit of land
spit out
spit take
spit the dummy

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