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  Words related to spit

Related / Similar Words: spitting, expectoration, saliva, spittle, tongue, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue, spit out, skewer, sprinkle, spatter, patter, pitter-patter

 

Definition:
  • the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva);
  • a skewer for holding meat over a fire;
  • 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;
  • a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea;
  • expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer";
  • utter with anger or contempt;
  • drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ";
  • rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick";

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    See Also: expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out, pony up

     

    Hyponyms: turnspit, drool, dribble, drivel, slobber, tobacco juice

     

    Part Meronyms: rack, stand, salivary gland

     

    Derivational Morphology: expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue, skewer, salivate, ptyalism, spitting, expectoration, saliva, spittle, spitter, expectorator, scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: spuwen   Esperanto: kraĉi  
    Finnish: sylkeä   French: cracher  
    German: spucken   Greek: φτύνω  
    Hungarian: köp   Indonesian: ludah  
    Italian: sputare   Japanese: つば  
    Macedonian: плука   Portuguese: cuspir  
    Russian: плевать   Spanish: escupir  
    Swedish: spotta  
     
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