verb (used without object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
verb (used with object), spit or spat, spit·ting.
Origin of spit1
Related formsspit·like, adjective
Definition for spitting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), spit·ted, spit·ting.
Origin of spit2
Examples from the Web for spitting
You cannot take your eyes off her for the entire film, as she vamps about, chewing up scenery and spitting out hearts.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In defiance, I held my ticket above my head, which triggered the spitting and chants of “How Dare You!”
The other child started by spitting on and pinching her daughter.Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet|Vlad Chituc|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know they ended up putting a spit bag on his head because he was getting really violent and spitting and who knows what.
“People have told me that I look like him, act like him, that my kids are the spitting image of him,” she said.The First Modern School Shooter Feels Responsible for the Rest|Michael Daly|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As for the farmer he staggered back, spitting blood from his mouth, and growling out curses at the boy.Jones of the 64th|F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton
The chorused response was cut short by the spitting of weapons.The Free Range|Francis William Sullivan
He was tall, thin, and suffered occasionally from spitting of blood, brought on no doubt from excitement.Mark Rutherford's Deliverance|Mark Rutherford
The Hound fell at last, spitting fire and gall in a futile dance of death.The Peacemaker|Alfred Coppel
In the afternoon tobacco-chewing became universal, and the spitting was sometimes a little wild.Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863|Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle