verb (used with object), spit·ed, spit·ing.
- spite fence,
Origin of spite
Examples from the Web for spited
Her father laughed in his good-natured way to see how spited she was by this social ostracism.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
I wisht I could make the neighbors all see the jestice in his taking over the land and not feel so spited at him.Rose of Old Harpeth|Maria Thompson Daviess
She was spited with it, as so many others are, because it won't do for us what we must do for ourselves.Guy Deverell, v. 2 of 2|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
This spited Dr. Faustus wonderfully, wherefore he made every one of his company to sit on their holly-wand, and so vanished away.Mediaeval Tales|Various
Of course he did it to spite Daffydowndilly, but I'm not a bit 'spited.'Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer|Jessie Graham Flower
Word Origin for spite
c.1300, shortened form of despit "malice" (see despite). Corresponding to Middle Dutch spijt, Middle Low German spyt, Middle Swedish spit. Commonly spelled spight c.1575-1700. The verb is attested from c.1400. Phrase in spite of is recorded from c.1400.
see in spite of.