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Synonyms for spat
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

    Synonyms:
    squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, gaiter, trouble, fuss, bickering

  2. spat, gaiter(noun)

    a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

    Synonyms:
    fuss, bicker, squabble, gaiter, tiff, bickering, pettifoggery

  3. spat(verb)

    a young oyster or other bivalve

    Synonyms:
    squabble, tiff, fuss, pettifoggery, bickering, gaiter, bicker

  4. spat(verb)

    come down like raindrops

    "Bullets were spatting down on us"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, applaud

  5. spat(verb)

    become permanently attached

    "mollusks or oysters spat"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, applaud

  6. spat(verb)

    strike with a sound like that of falling rain

    "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, applaud

  7. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

    clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, herald, applaud, hail

  8. spat(verb)

    engage in a brief and petty quarrel

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, applaud

  9. spat(verb)

    spawn

    "oysters spat"

    Synonyms:
    clap, acclaim, applaud

  10. clap, spat(verb)

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, clap, applaud

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [local, U. S.] petty dispute, petty quarrel, war of words

  2. spat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dispute, wrangle, quarrel, spar, bicker, jangle, squabble, TIFF, have words, have an altercation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spat(n)

    Synonyms:
    tiff, quarrel, dispute, dissension

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spat":

    spatin, psat, spit, seed, brawl

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How to use spat in a sentence?

  1. Robert Sulek:

    I wish the government would think more carefully before starting campaigns like this, it's our wives who get spat on and have their veils ripped off in the street.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Asses only believe the verbal spat or blame game between Wolf and Jackal and the crafty foxes support or propagate it to make own profits or benefits from it; whereas the alert dogs know that both are the same and just doing the drama to be against each other to befool other animals

  3. Daniel Wu:

    We're being smashed in as a one-two punch. There's low-level petty crime that's happening to our community. We're being targeted as easy targets, but at a bigger scale, racist rhetoric from the pandemic has targeted us as being' the reason for coronavirus,' and so Asians across the board have been targeted by racial slurs, being attacked, being pushed around, being spat on.

  4. John Driscoll:

    The Chinese may just replace some of the American oil with Iranian crude, china isn't intimidated by the threat of U.S. sanctions. They haven't been in the past. So in this diplomatic spat they might just replace U.S. crude with Iranian oil. That would obviously infuriate Trump.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We're having a little spat with China and we'll win it, we put a lot of tariffs on China today, as President Donald Trump on Friday know. They put some on us, we put a lot on them.

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