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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