Synonyms of spit


1. spit, tongue, cape, ness

usage: a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

2. saliva, spit, spittle, secretion

usage: a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

3. spit, skewer

usage: a skewer for holding meat over a fire

4. spit, spitting, expectoration, expulsion, projection, ejection, forcing out

usage: the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)


1. spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue, expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out

usage: expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

2. spit, spit out, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: utter with anger or contempt

3. sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter, rain, rain down

usage: rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"

4. skewer, spit, pin

usage: drive a skewer through; "skewer the meat for the BBQ"

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Definition and meaning of spit (Dictionary)