HyperDic: spit

English > 8 senses of the word spit:
VERBbodyspit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spueexpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
communicationspit, spit oututter with anger or contempt / contempt
weatherspit, sprinkle, spatter, patter, pitter-patterrain gently
contactspit, skewerdrive a skewer through
NOUNobjectspit, tonguea narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
bodyspit, saliva, spittlea clear liquid / liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth
artifactspita skewer for holding meat over a fire / fire
actspit, spitting, expectorationthe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
spit > pronunciation
Soundsspih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > spit: 8 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea.
Synonymtongue
Broadercape, nessA strip of land projecting into a body of water
SubstancessandA loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
Spanishlengua de tierra
Catalanllengua de terra
English > spit: 8 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA clear liquid / liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches.
Synonymssaliva, spittle
Part ofsalivary glandAny of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
Narrowerdrool, dribble, drivel, slobbersaliva spilling from the mouth
tobacco juicesaliva colored brown by tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco)
BroadersecretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
SubstancesptyalinAn amylase secreted in saliva
Spanishbaba, saliva
Catalansaliva
Verbsspitexpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
English > spit: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA skewer for holding meat over a fire / fire.
Part ofrack, standA support for displaying various articles
NarrowerbrochetteA small spit or skewer
turnspitA roasting spit that can be turned
BroaderskewerA long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted
Spanishasador, espeto
Catalanast
Verbsspitdrive a skewer through
English > spit: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva).
Synonymsspitting, expectoration
Broaderexpulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
Spanishexpectoración
Catalanesputació, expectoració
Verbsspitexpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
English > spit: 8 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningExpel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe women spit water into the bowl
Synonymsptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue
Broaderexpectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit outDischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
See alsospit updischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
spit upgive reluctantly
Spanishescupir, esputar, saliva
Catalanescopir, esputar, saliva
Nounsspit, spittingthe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
spita clear liquid / liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth
spittera person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
English > spit: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter with anger or contempt / contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspit out
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishsoltarla
Catalandeixar-la anar
English > spit: 8 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningrain gently.
PatternIt is ----ing
Synonymssprinkle, spatter, patter, pitter-patter
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishchispear, escupir, lloviznar, rociar, salpicar
Catalanesquitxar, ploviscar, plovisquejar
English > spit: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningDrive a skewer through.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymskewer
Broaderpinpierce with a pin
Spanishespetar
Catalanenastar, enfilar
Nounsspita skewer for holding meat over a fire / fire

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