verb (used with object), spit·ed, spit·ing.
Words nearby spite
Idioms for spite
Origin of spite
OTHER WORDS FROM spitespite·less, adjectiveun·spit·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for spiting
Oh yes, she was spiting herself as well as Tony; but considering the circumstances the sacrifice seemed necessary.Jerry|Jean Webster
Miss Burney said that 'Mr. Cumberland is notorious for hating and envying and spiting all authors in the dramatic line.'Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)|Boswell
In addition Dupuy, the head of the Cabinet, seemed to be spiting the new President.A History of the Third French Republic|C. H. C. Wright
Are you quite sure you won't be spiting yourself as well as me over this business?The Tinted Venus|F. Anstey
It keeps their hand in; they have a pleasure in spiting those above them whenever they can do it.Robbery Under Arms|Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
British Dictionary definitions for spiting
Word Origin for spite
Idioms and Phrases with spiting
see in spite of.