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Synonyms for spit
spɪtspit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spit, tonguenoun

    a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

    Synonyms:
    spittle, expectoration, glossa, lingua, spitting, tongue, saliva, clapper, natural language, knife

  2. saliva, spit, spittlenoun

    a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

    Synonyms:
    saliva, tongue, spitting, spittle, expectoration

  3. spitnoun

    a skewer for holding meat over a fire

    Synonyms:
    saliva, tongue, spitting, spittle, expectoration

  4. spit, spitting, expectorationverb

    the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

    Synonyms:
    saliva, tongue, spitting, spittle, expectoration

  5. spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spueverb

    expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth

    "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, throw up, honk, chuck, sprinkle, sick, skewer, disgorge, cast, spew out, spit out, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, ptyalize, spue, upchuck, eruct, pitter-patter, purge, barf, ptyalise, spew, be sick, spatter, retch, patter, regorge

  6. spit, spit outverb

    utter with anger or contempt

    Synonyms:
    cough out, sprinkle, spit up, skewer, spue, spit out, splutter, ptyalize, sputter, pitter-patter, ptyalise, spew, spatter, cough up, expectorate, patter

  7. sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patterverb

    rain gently

    "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"

    Synonyms:
    swash, sprinkle, dot, skewer, spit out, ptyalize, spue, plash, spatter, pitter-patter, scatter, ptyalise, sparge, patter, besprinkle, dust, spew, bespatter, disperse, splash, splosh, splatter

  8. skewer, spitverb

    drive a skewer through

    "skewer the meat for the BBQ"

    Synonyms:
    spew, patter, spatter, sprinkle, pitter-patter, skewer, spit out, spue, ptyalize, ptyalise

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spitverb

    Synonyms:
    spawl, sputter

  2. spitnoun

    Synonyms:
    spittle, saliva, spawl

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spitnoun

    Synonyms:
    spittle, sputum, saliva

    Associated words:
    salivary, salivous, salivant, salivate, salivation, ptyalin

  2. spitverb

    Synonyms:
    expectorate, spawl, sputter, eject

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spit":

    spitting, spatin, saliva, spat, sputum, brooch, slime, arrow, isthmus

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use spit in a sentence?

  1. H. L. Mencken:

    There comes a time when a man must spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats.

  2. Marshall Allen:

    At one point someone put their hands on one of our protesters, literally getting physical with her, one got spit in her face.

  3. Devorise Dixon on Sunday:

    I spit it out. I looked down at my hand and I realized that it was in the shape of a rat with a tail and everything in it.

  4. Jimmy Breslin:

    The office of president is a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit.

  5. One Trump supporter:

    I got punched, beat up, eggs thrown [at] me. … I got spit on.


Translations for spit

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  • spoegAfrikaans
  • بَصَقَ, تَفَّ, تَفَلَ, بَزَقَArabic
  • tüpürməkAzerbaijani
  • наплява́ць, пляво́к, плю́нуць, каса́, слі́на, плява́цьBelarusian
  • плю́нка, слю́нкаBulgarian
  • escopirCatalan, Valencian
  • plivat, špíz, slina, plivnout, plivnutíCzech
  • tange, spid, spyt, spytteDanish
  • Landzunge, Spieß, Speichel, spucken, Nehrung, SpuckeGerman
  • σούβλα, φτύνωGreek
  • kraĉiEsperanto
  • espetar, escupir, asadorSpanish
  • sülitama, maasäärEstonian
  • تف کردن, گردنا, سیخ, تفPersian
  • sylkäistä, kynnäs, syljeskellä, sylkeäFinnish
  • cracher, crachement, broche, crachatFrench
  • fliberWestern Frisian
  • bior, caith seileIrish
  • smugaidScottish Gaelic
  • cuspir, esputoGalician
  • רוק, ירק, יריקהHebrew
  • थूकना, थूकHindi
  • köpHungarian
  • շամփուր, թուք, թքելArmenian
  • ludahIndonesian
  • spýta, hrækjaIcelandic
  • girarrosto, sputare, spiedoItalian
  • [[つば]]を[[吐く]], 串, 唾, 吐くJapanese
  • გადაფურთხება, ფურთხი, შეფურთხება, მიფურთხება, შამფური, ნაფურთხი, დაფურთხებაGeorgian
  • түкіру, түкіртуKazakh
  • ស្តោះទឹកមាត់, ស្ដោះKhmer
  • 침, [[침]]을[[뱉다]], 뱉다Korean
  • түкүрүүKyrgyz
  • conspuo, spuo, veru, sputoLatin
  • ຂາກ, ຖຸຽ, ຄາຍLao
  • nerija, spjautiLithuanian
  • spļautLatvian
  • tūpahipahi, hukiMāori
  • спруд, плу́нка, ‘рка, плу́кање, ра́жен, плу́канка, плу́каMacedonian
  • нулимахMongolian
  • थूक, थूकणेMarathi
  • ludah, ludahanMalay
  • ထွေးBurmese
  • spidd, spytteNorwegian
  • spuwsel, spit, spuwen, speeksel, spuug, spugenDutch
  • spiddNorwegian Nynorsk
  • escupOccitan
  • mierzeja, splunięcie, rożen, ślina, plućPolish
  • espeto, cuspe, saliva, cuspirPortuguese
  • thuqay, aqtuyQuechua
  • spidarRomansh
  • scuipa, frigare, scuipatRomanian
  • коса́, плево́к, наплева́ть, ве́ртел, слюна́, плю́нуть, плева́ть, шампу́р, слю́нкаRussian
  • pljuvačka, rážanj, пљувачка, pljȕvati, ра́жањ, слина, пљу̏вати, slinaSerbo-Croatian
  • slina, pľuťSlovak
  • pljuvati, slinaSlovene
  • pështyjAlbanian
  • spett, spott, spottaSwedish
  • துப்புTamil
  • туф карданTajik
  • ถุย, ขากThai
  • tüýkürmekTurkmen
  • tükürmek, şişTurkish
  • плюва́ти, коса́, плю́нути, роже́н, сли́на, шампу́р, плюво́к, наплюва́тиUkrainian
  • تھوکناUrdu
  • six, tupurmoqUzbek
  • khạc nhổ, nhổ, nước bọtVietnamese
  • spuk, spukön, länalineg, spukotVolapük
  • fela, phimisaZulu

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