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English definition of “spit”


verb [I/T] (FORCE OUT)   /spɪt/ (present participle spitting, past tense and past participle spat  /spæt/ or spit)
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 ).
(Definition of spit verb (FORCE OUT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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