Definition of Spit

1. Noun. A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea.

Exact synonyms: Tongue
Generic synonyms: Cape, Ness
Terms within: Sand

2. Verb. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth. "The women spit water into the bowl"; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
Exact synonyms: Ptyalise, Ptyalize, Spew, Spue
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Out, Spit Up
Derivative terms: Ptyalism, Spitter, Spitting
Also: Spit Up, Spit Up

3. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Saliva, Spittle
Generic synonyms: Secretion
Specialized synonyms: Dribble, Drivel, Drool, Slobber, Tobacco Juice
Group relationships: Salivary Gland
Terms within: Ptyalin
Derivative terms: Salivary, Salivate

4. Verb. Utter with anger or contempt.
Exact synonyms: Spit Out
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter

5. Noun. A skewer for holding meat over a fire.
Specialized synonyms: Brochette, Turnspit
Group relationships: Rack, Stand
Generic synonyms: Skewer

6. Verb. Rain gently. "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
Exact synonyms: Patter, Pitter-patter, Spatter, Sprinkle
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rain Down
Derivative terms: Sprinkle, Sprinkling

7. Noun. The act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva).
Exact synonyms: Expectoration, Spitting
Generic synonyms: Ejection, Expulsion, Forcing Out, Projection
Derivative terms: Expectorate

8. Verb. Drive a skewer through. "Skewer the meat for the BBQ"
Exact synonyms: Skewer
Generic synonyms: Pin
Derivative terms: Skewer

Definition of Spit

1. n. A long, slender, pointed rod, usually of iron, for holding meat while roasting.

2. v. t. To thrust a spit through; to fix upon a spit; hence, to thrust through or impale; as, to spit a loin of veal.

3. v. i. To attend to a spit; to use a spit.

4. v. t. To eject from the mouth; to throw out, as saliva or other matter, from the mouth.

5. n. The secretion formed by the glands of the mouth; spitle; saliva; sputum.

6. v. i. To throw out saliva from the mouth.

Definition of Spit

1. Noun. A rod on which meat is grilled (UK English) or broiled (US English). ¹

2. Noun. A narrow, pointed, usually sandy peninsula. ¹

3. Verb. To impale on a spit. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive transitive) To evacuate (saliva or another substance) from the mouth. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To utter violently. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive slang hip-hop) To utter. ¹

7. Noun. Saliva, especially when expectorated. ¹

8. Noun. An instance of spitting. ¹

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Definition of Spit

1. to impale on a spit (a pointed rod on which meat is turned) [v SPITTED, SPITTING, SPITS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spit

spirurida infections
spiruroid larva migrans
spit (current term)
spit and bailing wire
spit and polish
spit curl
spit curls
spit it out
spit of land
spit out
spit take
spit the dummy

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