Definition of Spat

1. Noun. A quarrel about petty points.

Exact synonyms: Bicker, Bickering, Fuss, Pettifoggery, Squabble, Tiff
Generic synonyms: Dustup, Quarrel, Row, Run-in, Words, Wrangle
Derivative terms: Bicker, Fussy, Pettifog, Squabble



2. Verb. Come down like raindrops. "Bullets were spatting down on us"
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Fall, Precipitate

3. Noun. A cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles.
Exact synonyms: Gaiter
Generic synonyms: Leg Covering, Legging, Leging

4. Verb. Become permanently attached. "Mollusks or oysters spat"
Generic synonyms: Attach

5. Noun. A young oyster or other bivalve.

6. Verb. Strike with a sound like that of falling rain. "Bullets were spatting the leaves"
Generic synonyms: Collide With, Hit, Impinge On, Run Into, Strike

7. Verb. Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
Exact synonyms: Acclaim, Applaud, Clap
Entails: Approve, O.k., Okay, Sanction
Specialized synonyms: Bravo
Generic synonyms: Gesticulate, Gesture, Motion
Derivative terms: Acclaim, Applauder, Clapper, Clapping
Antonyms: Boo

8. Verb. Engage in a brief and petty quarrel. "Sam wants to spat with Sue "
Generic synonyms: Altercate, Argufy, Dispute, Quarrel, Scrap

9. Verb. Spawn. ; "Oysters spat"
Generic synonyms: Spawn

10. Verb. Clap one's hands together. "The children were clapping to the music"
Exact synonyms: Clap
Generic synonyms: Gesticulate, Gesture, Motion
Derivative terms: Clapper, Clapping

Definition of Spat

1. n. A young oyster or other bivalve mollusk, both before and after it first becomes adherent, or such young, collectively.

2. v. i. & t. To emit spawn; to emit, as spawn.

3. n. A light blow with something flat.

4. v. i. To dispute.

5. v. t. To slap, as with the open hand; to clap together; as the hands.

6. n. A legging; a gaiter.

Definition of Spat

1. Verb. (past of spit) ¹

2. Noun. The spawn of shellfish, especially oysters and similar molluscs. ¹

3. Verb. To spawn. Used of shellfish as above. ¹

4. Noun. A covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe. ¹

5. Noun. (automotive) (UK, Australia) A piece of bodywork that covers the upper portions of the rear tyres of a car. ¹

6. Noun. a brief argument, fall out, quarrel ¹

7. Verb. to quarrel or argue briefly ¹

8. Verb. (transitive and intransitive) To strike with a spattering sound. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spat

1. to strike lightly [v SPATTED, SPATTING, SPATS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spat

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spastic speech
spastic spinal paralysis
spastic syndrome in cattle
spastic tetraplegia
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spasticities
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spastin
spat (current term)
spatangoid
spatangoidea
spatangoids
spatangus
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spatchcocking
spatchcocks
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spatfall
spatfalls
spatha
spathaceous

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