What does spitting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spit, spitting, expectorationnoun

    the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

Wiktionary

  1. spittingnoun

    expectoration

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spitting

    of Spit

  2. Spitting

    of Spit

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  1. Spitting

    Spitting or expectoration is the act of forcibly ejecting saliva or other substances from the mouth. It is currently considered rude and a social taboo in many parts of the world including the West, while in some other parts of the world it is considered more socially acceptable. It is commonly believed that it is possible to transmit infectious diseases in this way, including tuberculosis, influenza, and the common cold but the epidemiological evidence that this is the case is not present and it is likely that this belief, although intuitive, is not reflective of meaningful risk. Spitting upon another person, especially onto the face, is a universal sign of anger, hatred, disrespect or contempt. It can represent a "symbolical regurgitation" or an act of intentional contamination.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of spitting in a Sentence

  1. The Australian:

    The Council considers that the cartoon uses exaggeration and absurdity to make its point, but accepts the publisher's claim that it does not depict Ms. Williams as an ape, rather showing her as 'spitting the dummy'.

  2. Thor Eells:

    You get people involved in spitting contests, so what this boils down to -- is law enforcement leadership. Having chiefs and deputy chiefs who are educated, knowledgeable, experienced enough in SWAT tactics, risk mitigation, decision making, selection, who are then providing effective leadership.

  3. Trooper Chris Hollingsworth:

    I beat the ever-living f *** out of him. Choked Trooper Chris Hollingsworth and everything else trying to get Trooper Chris Hollingsworth under control, we finally got him in handcuffs when a third man got there. And the son of a b * tch was still fighting, they were still wrestling with him, trying to hold him down. He was spitting blood everywhere. Then all of a sudden he just went limp.

  4. Louis Ferrante:

    But the fact that he was a rat, ratting out prisoners ... they're going to be spitting on him.

  5. Chris Hollingsworth:

    And I beat the ever-living f ** k out of Ronald Greene, choked Ronald Greene and everything else trying to get Ronald Greene under control and we finally got Ronald Greene in handcuffs when a third man got there and the son of a b * tch was still fighting and we was still wrestling with Ronald Greene trying to hold Ronald Greene down because Ronald Greene was spitting blood everywhere.

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