Definition of spit and vinegarUS, informal
- She's 80 years old but still full of spit and vinegar.
: a slender pointed rod for holding meat over a fire
: a small point of land especially of sand or gravel running into a body of water
: to fix on or as if on a spit : impale
: to eject (something) from the mouth : expectorate
: to express (unpleasant or malicious feelings) by or as if by spitting
: to utter with a spitting sound or scornful expression
: a sour liquid obtained by fermentation of dilute alcoholic liquids and used as a condiment or preservative
: ill humor : sourness
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