spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Examples of spittle in a sentence

  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 and Etymology 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 English Language Learners

spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Definition of spittle for English Language Learners

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


SPITTLE Defined for Kids

spittle

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noun spit·tle \ˈspi-təl\

Definition of spittle for Students

  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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