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spitting image

noun

Simple Definition of spitting image

  • : someone who looks very much like someone else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spitting image

  1. :  image 3b

Examples of spitting image in a sentence

  1. <with the help of either movie magic or makeup, the actress appeared to be the spitting image of the queen>



Origin and Etymology of spitting image

alteration of spit and image


First Known Use: 1887


SPITTING IMAGE Defined for Kids

spitting image

noun

Definition of spitting image for Students

  1. :  image 2




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