Definition of Spit out

1. Verb. Spit up in an explosive manner.

Exact synonyms: Splutter, Sputter
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Up

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

3. Verb. Discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth.
Exact synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Up
Specialized synonyms: Cough, Ptyalise, Ptyalize, Spew, Spit, Spue, Splutter, Sputter
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Eject, Exhaust, Expel, Release
Derivative terms: Expectoration, Expectoration, Expectorator

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spit Out

spit and bailing wire
spit and polish
spit curl
spit curls
spit it out
spit of land
spit out (current term)
spit take
spit the dummy
spit up
spit wad
spit wads

Literary usage of Spit out

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... to spit out. 446. •y'SMA, to nib, stroke; longer form SMAR, to rub over, smear, wipe. ... spit out ..."

2. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"... he was as like him, as if he had been spit out of his mouth. Cotgrave. Non tarn ovum ovo simile. SPIT-BOOTS, A species of boot, now very rarely in use. ..."

3. The Chinese Language and how to Learn it: A Manual for Beginners by Walter Caine Hillier (1919)
"Now the elder sister was a greedy person, one who thought of ten when she had got five, so she said to her younger sister, " spit out some more pearls. ..."

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