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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spatin, psat, spit, seed, brawl

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