What does spitting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spit, spitting, expectoration(noun)

    the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

Wiktionary

  1. spitting(Noun)

    expectoration

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spitting

    of Spit

  2. Spitting

    of Spit

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce spitting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say spitting in sign language?

  1. spitting

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. Louis Ferrante:

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

  3. Trooper Chris Hollingsworth:

    I beat the ever-living f *** out of him. Choked him and everything else trying to get him 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. Roger Law:

    The new Spitting Image will be global through a uniquely British eye. It will be more outrageous, audacious and salacious than the previous incarnation.

  5. Adele Haenel:

    Distinguishing Polanski is spitting in the face of all victims. It means raping women isn't that bad.

Images & Illustrations of spitting

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