Definition of Spit up

1. Verb. Give reluctantly. "He coughed up some money for his children's tuition"

Exact synonyms: Cough Up, Pony Up
Generic synonyms: Give



2. Verb. Discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth.

Definition of Spit up

1. Verb. (transitive and intransitive especially of children) To regurgitate or vomit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spit Up

spit
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
spit up (current term)
spit wad
spit wads
spital
spitalhouse
spitalhouses
spitals
spitball
spitballed
spitballing
spitbox
spitboxes
spitbug
spitbugs

Literary usage of Spit up

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1. On Diseases of the Liver by George Budd (1857)
"After a time, if the tumor be large and well stored with hydatids, larger hydatids are spit up, and now and then, after an unusually hard fit of coughing ..."

2. Clinical lectures on the practice of medicine by Robert James Graves (1864)
"It is also clea: blood be detained for some time in the air cells and bronchial 1 become coagulated and be spit up in clots. Many of the worst ting of blood ..."

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