spitting image

noun

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 English Language Learners

spitting image

noun

Definition of spitting image for English Language Learners

  • : someone who looks very much like someone else


SPITTING IMAGE Defined for Kids

spitting image

noun

Definition of spitting image for Students

  1. :  image 2



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