What does SPAT mean?

Definitions for SPATspæt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SPAT.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

  2. spat, gaiter(noun)

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

  3. spat(verb)

    a young oyster or other bivalve

  4. spat(verb)

    come down like raindrops

    "Bullets were spatting down on us"

  5. spat(verb)

    become permanently attached

    "mollusks or oysters spat"

  6. spat(verb)

    strike with a sound like that of falling rain

    "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

  7. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

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

  8. spat(verb)

    engage in a brief and petty quarrel

  9. spat(verb)


    "oysters spat"

  10. clap, spat(verb)

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spat

    imp. of Spit

  2. Spat(noun)

    a young oyster or other bivalve mollusk, both before and after it first becomes adherent, or such young, collectively

  3. Spat

    to emit spawn; to emit, as spawn

  4. Spat(noun)

    a light blow with something flat

  5. Spat(noun)

    hence, a petty combat, esp. a verbal one; a little quarrel, dispute, or dissension

  6. Spat(verb)

    to dispute

  7. Spat(verb)

    to slap, as with the open hand; to clap together; as the hands

  8. Spat

    of Spit

  9. Origin: [Short for Spatterdash.]


  1. Spat

    The spat, from the Latin Spatium is the unit of solid angle. 1 spat is equal to 4pi steredians of solid angle. The spat is also an obsolete unit of distance used in astronomy. It is equal to one billion kilometres. It is about 1.057×10^-4 light-years or 3.240×10^-5 parsecs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spat

    spat, pa.t. of spit, to throw from the mouth.

  2. Spat

    spat, n. the spawn of shellfish.—v.i. to shed spawn. [From root of spit.]

  3. Spat

    spat, n. a slap: a large drop, as of rain: a petty quarrel.—v.t. to slap, to strike lightly.—v.i. to engage in a petty quarrel.

  4. Spat

    spat, n. a gaiter or legging—usually in pl. [Spatter-dashes.]

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Anagrams for SPAT »

  1. APTS

  2. Pats

  3. Taps


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sebastian Gorka:

    Losing 14 minutes of audiotape in comparison to this is a little spat in the sandbox in the kindergarten.

  2. Robert Sulek:

    I wish the government would think more carefully before starting campaigns like this, it's our wives who get spat on and have their veils ripped off in the street.

  3. David Weinberg:

    The process that Secretary of State Kerry has been working very hard to put together was poised for failure before this Gulf spat, it is poised for failure after this Gulf spat.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Wenn Sie ein Optimist sind, ist es nie zu spät für Sie zu werden, was man konnte waren. Egal, wer Sie sind oder welche Lebensphase Sie sind, ist es nie zu spät, eine bessere Version von sich selbst zu sein, jederzeit und überall! immer positiv denken, und Sie machen es m

  5. Jonathan Palmer:

    Everyone's watching you... you have to be a ruthless person and look out for yourself a lot. If you don't you are going to get spat out, i fully realize that I've got to make the most of it this year. Treat every year as if it could be your last. I can't leave anything on the table. I've got to hit the ground running in Melbourne.

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