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