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spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Simple Definition of spittle

  • : the liquid produced in your mouth : saliva or spit

Full Definition of spittle

  1. 1 :  saliva

  2. 2 :  4spit 1b(1)

Examples of spittle

  1. Spittle sprayed from his lips as he shouted at them.

  2. <unaware that spittle was leaking out of his mouth while he slept>



Origin of spittle

Middle English spetil, from Old English spǣtl; akin to Old English spittan to spit


First Known Use: before 12th century


SPITTLE Defined for Kids

spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Definition of spittle

  1. 1 :  saliva

  2. 2 :  2spit 3




Medical Dictionary

spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspit-əl\

Medical Definition of spittle

  1. :  saliva





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