verb (used with object), spit·ed, spit·ing.
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Idioms for spite
Origin of spite
OTHER WORDS FROM spitespiteless, adjectiveun·spit·ed, adjective
How to use spite in a sentence
So far, email marketing has remained one of the recession marketing channels that has proven to be reliable in spite of the uncertainty around us.Email marketing in 2020: Four key things that made the difference|Toby Nwazor|November 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Apple, meanwhile, remained relatively stead, in spite of the delated launch of the iPhone 12.Smartphone shipments dip in China for Q3, led by Huawei decline|Brian Heater|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
So in spite of what they say about not wearing masks or whether it’s airborne or forcing kids to go to school or people to open their businesses, the coronavirus is going to do what it does.Elijah Cummings has a message for voters ‘from beyond the grave’|Nicole Goodkind|October 21, 2020|Fortune
As consumers, we’ve been going to the movies almost in spite of the movie theaters themselves.
In spite of those disagreements, the bill shows that “fundamentally, the moon seems to be accepted by both Democratic and Republican apparatuses for being a step toward Mars,” Dreier says.We need to shield the US space program from election cycle chaos|Neel Patel|October 5, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I no longer indulged the ungracious idea of spiting her against me, and, by degrees, all my other fears were allayed.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
He gives his money to hospitals because the last pleasure of which he is capable is that of spiting his relations.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
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
The master was in the habit of "spiting" C——; that is to say, of taking every opportunity to be severe with him, nobody knew why.
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
British Dictionary definitions for spite
Word Origin for spite
Idioms and Phrases with spite
see in spite of.