verb (used without object), spat·ted, spat·ting.
verb (used with object), spat·ted, spat·ting.
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verb (used without object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
verb (used with object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spitspit·like, adjective
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verb (used with object), spit·ted, spit·ting.
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Examples from the Web for spat
Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They kicked and fought and spat and succeeded in repeatedly filling their opponents with fear.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He licked them up with a slick bronzy tongue and spat a thick wad of honey-brown juice into the empty teacup.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two spat back and forth, with Allen bringing up Hopkins' affair with a married colleague.Who Pays For Michelle Obama's Clothing?; Scout Willis Speaks Out Regarding Topless Photos|The Fashion Beast Team|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But some people took it as if I had spat on the Koran or something.The Prodigious Roddy Doyle Is the Celtic Tiger of Irish Literature|Allen Barra|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another blow on the sand, a howl, and a furious burst from the monkey, who spat and scolded more fiercely.Mother Carey's Chicken|George Manville Fenn
John bit off the end of a cigar and spat it out in front of Mr. Dround.The Memoirs of an American Citizen|Robert Herrick
Mason turned his quid deliberately and spat at the open door.Bob Hampton of Placer|Randall Parrish
He spat a mouthful of tobacco juice into the dust and fingered the torn brim of his hat.The Voice of the People|Ellen Glasgow
The Deemster spat on the floor, and called on the carriers to take up their burden.The Deemster|Hall Caine