spit out

spit out
verb
1. spit up in an explosive manner (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑splutter, ↑sputter
Hypernyms: ↑expectorate, ↑cough up, ↑cough out, ↑spit up
Verb Frames:
-

Somebody ——s something

2. utter with anger or contempt (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑spit
Hypernyms: ↑utter, ↑emit, ↑let out, ↑let loose
Verb Frames:
-

Somebody ——s something

3. discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
Syn: ↑expectorate, ↑cough up, ↑cough out, ↑spit up
Derivationally related forms: ↑expectoration (for: ↑expectorate), ↑expectorator (for: ↑expectorate)
Hypernyms: ↑exhaust, ↑discharge, ↑expel, ↑eject, ↑release
Hyponyms:
cough, ↑spit, ↑ptyalize, ↑ptyalise, ↑spew, ↑spue, ↑splutter, ↑sputter
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s


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