Definition of “be the spitting image of sb” - English Dictionary

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“be the spitting image of sb” in British English

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be the spitting image of sb

also be the spit (and image) of sb

to look extremely similar to someone:

Josie is the spitting image of her granny at the same age.
The old man was the (dead) spit of Winston Churchill.

(Definition of “be the spitting image of sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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