Definition of Spit out
1. Verb. Spit up in an explosive manner.
2. Verb. Utter with anger or contempt.
3. Verb. Discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth.
Specialized synonyms: Cough, Ptyalise, Ptyalize, Spew, Spit, Spue, Splutter, Sputter
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Eject, Exhaust, Expel, Release
Derivative terms: Expectoration, Expectoration, Expectorator
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Literary usage of Spit out
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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... to spit out. 446. •y'SMA, to nib, stroke; longer form SMAR, to rub over, smear, wipe. ... spit out ..."
2. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"... he was as like him, as if he had been spit out of his mouth. Cotgrave. Non tarn ovum ovo simile. SPIT-BOOTS, A species of boot, now very rarely in use. ..."
3. The Chinese Language and how to Learn it: A Manual for Beginners by Walter Caine Hillier (1919)
"Now the elder sister was a greedy person, one who thought of ten when she had got five, so she said to her younger sister, " spit out some more pearls. ..."