spitter

noun (1)
spit·​ter | \ ˈspi-tər How to pronounce spitter (audio) \

Definition of spitter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that spits

spitter

noun (2)

Definition of spitter (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of spitter

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Spitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spitter. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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