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spit

verb [I/T]  us   /spɪt/ (present participle spitting, past tense and past participle spat  /spæt/ or spit)

spit verb [I/T] (FORCE OUT)

to force out liquid in the mouth, esp. saliva (= liquid produced in the mouth): [I] He spat on the ground and stared straight ahead. [M] fig. He angrily spat an insult out (= said it quickly).
Phrasal verbs

spit

noun  us   /spɪt/

spit noun (ROD)

[C] a long, thin rod put through meat to hold it while it cooks over a fire

spit noun (LAND)

[C] a long, thin point of land that sticks out into water: Our hotel was perched on a spit of land in the harbor.

spit noun (LIQUID FROM MOUTH)

[U] infml saliva (= liquid produced in the mouth): Spit dribbled down his chin.
Translations of “spit”
in Arabic يَبْصُق…
in Korean 뱉다…
in Malaysian air liur…
in French salive…
in Turkish tükürmek…
in Italian sputare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用力弄出, 唾,吐(尤指唾液), 怒斥,厲聲說出…
in Russian плевать(ся)…
in Polish pluć…
in Vietnamese nước bọt, nước dãi…
in Spanish saliva…
in Portuguese cuspir…
in Thai น้ำลาย…
in German die Spucke…
in Catalan escopir…
in Japanese つばを吐く, ペッと吐き出す…
in Indonesian ludah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用力弄出, 唾,吐(尤指唾液), 怒斥,厉声说出…
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