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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyspit out
he/she/itspits out
present participlespitting out
past tensespat out or spit out
past participlespat out or spit out

Related words

  1. 1
    same as spit1

    Babies are always spitting their food out.

  2. 2
    same as spit1 (sense 4)

    “Is that it – money?” She spat the word out.

  3. 3
    spit it out used for telling someone to hurry and say something when they are too nervous or embarrassed to say it
See also main entry: spit

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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