What is the meaning of spit?


  • A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea.
  • A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches.
  • A skewer for holding meat over a fire.
  • The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva.


  • Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth.
    • usage: "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
  • Utter with anger or contempt.
  • Rain gently.
    • usage: "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
  • Drive a skewer through.
    • usage: "skewer the meat for the BBQ"
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