HyperDic: spat

English > 10 senses of the word spat:
VERBweatherspatcome down like raindrops
contactspatbecome permanently attached
contactspatstrike with a sound / sound like that of falling rain
communicationspat, applaud, clap, acclaimclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
communicationspatengage in a brief and petty quarrel
bodyspatspawn
bodyspat, clapclap one's hands together
NOUNcommunicationspat, bicker, bickering, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fussa quarrel about petty points
artifactspat, gaitera cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
animalspata young oyster or other bivalve
spat > pronunciation
Soundsspae't
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > spat: 10 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA quarrel about petty points.
Synonymsbicker, bickering, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss
Broaderquarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustupAn angry dispute
Spanishaltercado, desavenencia, discordia, disputa, pique, roce, tiff
Catalanenganxada, tiff, topada
Verbsspatengage in a brief and petty quarrel
English > spat: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles.
Synonymgaiter
Broaderlegging, leging, leg coveringA garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
Spanishbotín, polaina
Catalanbotí, polaina curta, polaina
English > spat: 10 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningA young oyster or other bivalve.
Member ofBivalvia, class Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypodaoysters
Broaderyoung, offspringAny immature animal
Catalanfresa, ous d'ostra
Verbsspatspawn
spatbecome permanently attached
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningcome down like raindrops.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Bullets were spatting down on us"
Broaderprecipitate, come down, fallfall from clouds
Spanishazotar, chispear
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBecome permanently attached.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"mollusks or oysters spat"
BroaderattachBecome attached
Nounsspata young oyster or other bivalve
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningstrike with a sound / sound like that of falling rain.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Bullets were spatting the leaves"
Broaderhit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsapplaud, clap, acclaim
Entailsapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Narrowerbravoapplaud with shouts of 'bravo' or 'brava'
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Oppositeboo, hissshow displeasure, as after a performance or speech
Spanishaclamar, aplaudir, ovacionar, vitorear
Catalanaplaudir
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningEngage in a brief and petty quarrel.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue spat; Sam wants to spat with Sue
Broaderquarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercateHave a disagreement over something
Spanishenzarzarse
Catalandisputar
Nounsspata quarrel about petty points
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 6, body
Meaningspawn.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"oysters spat"
Broaderspawnlay spawn
Spanishdepositar ovas
Nounsspata young oyster or other bivalve
English > spat: 10 senses > verb 7, body
Meaningclap one's hands together.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymclap
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Spanishaplaudir, palmotear
Catalanaplaudir, picar de mans

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