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spat1

spat1

 
 
pronunciation:
spaet
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short, insignificant quarrel.
The two were not speaking to each other, and it was obvious that they'd been having a spat.
synonyms:
misunderstanding, tiff
similar words:
bicker, fuss, miff, skirmish
definition 2: a spattering sound, like that made by large raindrops.
synonyms:
spatter, splash
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: spats, spatted, spatting
definition 1: to engage in a short, insignificant quarrel.
synonyms:
bicker, squabble
similar words:
argue, clash, disagree, dispute, fight, hassle, quarrel, scrap, spar, wrangle
definition 2: to strike with a spattering or splashing sound.
synonyms:
spatter
similar words:
plash, slap, slosh