a malicious, usually petty, desire to harm, annoy, frustrate, or humiliate another person; bitter ill will; malice.
a particular instance of such an attitude or action; grudge.
Obsolete. something that causes vexation; annoyance.
verb (used with object), spited, spiting.
to treat with spite or malice.
to annoy or thwart, out of spite.
to fill with spite; vex; offend.
cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face. nose (def 23).
in spite of, in disregard or defiance of; notwithstanding; despite:
She arrived at school on time in spite of the snowstorm.
maliciousness involving the desire to harm another; venomous ill will
an instance of such malice; grudge
(archaic) something that induces vexation
(preposition) in spite of, in defiance of; regardless of; notwithstanding
to annoy in order to vent spite
(archaic) to offend
see: in spite of
noun, Cards. 1. a variety of poker in which four cards are dealt face down to each player and one card, forming the fifth for all hands, is dealt face up in the center of the table, the exposed card and others of its denomination being wild cards.
spit in someone’s eye
verb to cook meat or fish on a revolving spit Examples Let’s spit-roast a pig for the Memorial Day picnic. Word Origin by 1954 Usage Note cooking; also spit-roasting , n., spit roast , n.
verb See spit-roast