Origin of spittle
Words nearby spittle
How to use spittle in a sentence
The team set out to collect data that would suggest a safe distance for avoiding someone else’s spittle.Analyze This: Masks cut the distance that spit droplets fly|Carolyn Wilke|February 8, 2022|Science News For Students
The “foam” around Floyd’s mouth was probably spittle, they said, and “hooping” was a reference to playing basketball, which Floyd often did.At the heart of Derek Chauvin’s trial is this question: What killed George Floyd?|Lenny Bernstein, Holly Bailey|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
This is especially important while you’re tucking into your feast, as masks will be off and spittle may fly.How to plan a COVID-safe Thanksgiving, week-by-week|Kate Baggaley|October 30, 2020|Popular-Science
The depth of rage, animus and violence that was directed at him—“Spittle flying, the N word flying”—continues to astound him.NPR’s Smooth-Talking Millennial Whisperer|Batya Ungar-Sargon|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not a prop, or a trope, or a tool to be used either on the world stage or in spittle-flecked op-eds.The Anti-Hagel Campaign Was Never About Israel|Emily L. Hauser|January 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His cheeks bright red, his chin wet with spittle, the helot would weave and stagger and totter until he passed out in the dirt.Persian Fire and Rubicon (Full)|David Frum|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In roughly 17 hours, you are about to melt into a pool of your overwrought spittle.LeBron James Deserves to Be Crowned King of the NBA|Buzz Bissinger|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even today, smart people are still holding spittle-flying debates about what really ended the Great Depression.The Audacity of Nope|Christopher Buckley|March 1, 2009|DAILY BEAST
He halted a step or two into the open, his round head swinging from side to side, spittle drooling from his gaping mouth.Star Born|Andre Norton
The Indian rolled over and pushed himself up on his hands and knees, a long string of blood and spittle dangling from his mouth.Shaman|Robert Shea
A battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannon-ball and the inconsiderate bayonet.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
While singing he moistens his fingers with spittle, which he rubs upon the breast of the woman.
As before stated, the spittle is believed to exert an important influence upon the whole physical and mental being.