a person or thing that spits.
Baseball. spitball (def 2).
brocket (def 2).
verb (used without object), spit or spat, spitting. 1. to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate. 2. to express hatred, contempt, etc., by or as if by ejecting saliva from the mouth. 3. to sputter: grease spitting on the fire. 4. to fall in scattered drops or flakes, as rain or snow. verb (used with […]
noun 1. any cobra or cobralike snake, especially the ringhals, that sprays venom at the eyes of approaching animals.
- Spitting distance
noun 1. a short space or distance spitting distance A very short distance, as in We were in spitting distance of winning the pennant but then we lost three games in a row. Alluding to the relatively short distance over which one’s spit will carry, this idiom was first recorded in 1895 as within spitting […]
- Spitting snake
noun 1. another name for the rinkhals