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spats

noun
plural of spat

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spats

verb
present tense third-person singular of spat

Synonyms & Antonyms of spats (Entry 2 of 2)

to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • we tend to spat over money more than anything else

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“Spats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spats. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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