bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)
a quarrel about petty points
a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
a young oyster or other bivalve
come down like raindrops
"Bullets were spatting down on us"
become permanently attached
"mollusks or oysters spat"
strike with a sound like that of falling rain
"Bullets were spatting the leaves"
applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
engage in a brief and petty quarrel
clap one's hands together
"The children were clapping to the music"
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How to use spat in a sentence?
Losing 14 minutes of audiotape in comparison to this is a little spat in the sandbox in the kindergarten.
It's very hard to predict what will transpire, there isn't going to be any certainty over whether it's going to be a one-week spat or a two-year spat.
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.
The process that Secretary of State Kerry has been working very hard to put together was poised for failure before this Gulf spat, it is poised for failure after this Gulf spat.
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.
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- polainaCatalan, Valencian
- potěr ústřicCzech
- gamache, spyttedeDanish
- Wortwechsel, Gamasche, ZankGerman
- polaina, frezaSpanish
- تف کردPersian
- kahina, kahinoida, nilkkain, kina, kinata, nahinaFinnish
- naissain, guêtre, prise de becFrench
- kamásni, legyintésHungarian
- uose, battibeccoItalian
- overschoen, gamasch, ruzie, ruzien, soort spatbord, slobkousDutch
- gamasje, spyttetNorwegian
- sprzeczać się, getry, sprzeczkaPolish
- ругаться, ударить, перебранка, гамаша, размолвка, штиблета, ссора, ссориться, устричная икра, гетра, спор, браниться, ударятьRussian
- damask, gräl, gräla, spottadeSwedish
- cải nhauVietnamese
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