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spitter

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[ spit-er ]
/ ˈspɪt ər /
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noun
a person or thing that spits.
Baseball. spitball (def. 2).
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Origin of spitter

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Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at spit1, -er1

Other definitions for spitter (2 of 2)

spitter2
[ spit-er ]
/ ˈspɪt ər /

noun

Origin of spitter

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First recorded in 1555–65; spit2 + -er1
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