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Meaning of “spit” - Learner’s Dictionary

spit

verb [I, T]     /spɪt/ ( present participle spitting, past tense and past participle spat, also US spit)
to force out the liquid in your mouth: I don't like to see people spitting in public. He took a mouthful of coffee and then spat it out.Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinatingMovement of liquids
Spit it out! informal used to tell someone to say more quickly what it is they want to say: Come on, spit it out!Interrupting and preventing from speaking
Translations of “spit”
in Arabic يَبْصُق…
in Korean 뱉다…
in Malaysian berdetus-detus…
in French cracher…
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 bắn, tóe…
in Spanish escupir…
in Portuguese cuspir…
in Thai ทำให้กระเด็น…
in German sprühen…
in Catalan escopir…
in Japanese つばを吐く, ペッと吐き出す…
in Indonesian menyemburkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用力弄出, 唾,吐(尤指唾液), 怒斥,厉声说出…
(Definition of spit verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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