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spat

spat

spat - Dictionary definition and meaning for word spat

Definition
(noun) a quarrel about petty points
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(noun) a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
Synonyms : gaiter

Definition
(noun) a young oyster or other bivalve
Definition
(verb) come down like raindrops
Example Sentence
  • Bullets were spatting down on us

Definition
(verb) become permanently attached
Example Sentence
  • mollusks or oysters spat

Definition
(verb) strike with a sound like that of falling rain
Example Sentence
  • Bullets were spatting the leaves

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(verb) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
Synonyms : acclaim , applaud , clap

Definition
(verb) engage in a brief and petty quarrel
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(verb) spawn
Example Sentence
  • oysters spat

Definition
(verb) clap one's hands together
Synonyms : clap
Example Sentence
  • The children were clapping to the music

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for spat

spat-sounds like >spit-and when you spit on someone it leads to a minor quarrel.
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by crackpwd

patting sound is heard when it is raining or when someone slaps u
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by kuruabhinav

in nepali -- "PYAATA PITNE"....so gets little angry
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by sunil056

s pat me i have done a good job a son telling to his dad
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by isabella swan

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