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Synonyms of spat

Noun


1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss, quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup

usage: a quarrel about petty points

2. spat, gaiter, legging, leging, leg covering

usage: a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

3. spat, young, offspring

usage: a young oyster or other bivalve

Verb


1. spat, precipitate, come down, fall

usage: come down like raindrops; "Bullets were spatting down on us"

2. spat, attach

usage: become permanently attached; "mollusks or oysters spat"

3. spat, hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with

usage: strike with a sound like that of falling rain; "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

4. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim, gesticulate, gesture, motion

usage: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

5. spat, quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate

usage: engage in a brief and petty quarrel

6. spat, spawn

usage: spawn; "oysters spat"

7. clap, spat, gesticulate, gesture, motion

usage: clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"

Verb


1. spat, precipitate, come down, fall

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

2. spat, attach

usage: utter with anger or contempt

3. spat, hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with

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

4. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim, gesticulate, gesture, motion

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

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