Dead spit

image, likeness, or counterpart of a person, etc.

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dead spit — noun (informal) An exact likeness • • • Main Entry: ↑dead …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead spit — Australian Slang image, likeness, or counterpart of a person, etc …   English dialects glossary

  • dead spit of, the —  Exactly like …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • be the spit (or the dead spit) of — informal look exactly like. [see spitting image.] → spit …   English new terms dictionary

  • be the dead spit of someone — be the dead spit of (someone) British to look very much like someone else. He s the dead spit of this bloke I used to know …   New idioms dictionary

  • be the dead spit of — (someone) British to look very much like someone else. He s the dead spit of this bloke I used to know …   New idioms dictionary

  • spit — spit1 [spıt] v past tense and past participle spat [spæt] or spit AmE present participle spitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(liquid from your mouth)¦ 2¦(food/drink etc)¦ 3¦(rain)¦ 4¦(say something)¦ 5 spit it out 6¦(small pieces)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spit — 1 past tense and past participle spat also spit AmE present participle spitting verb 1 LIQUID FROM YOUR MOUTH (I) to blow a small amount of saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) out of your mouth (+ at/on): Mom, Judy spit at me! | Kevin cleared his… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spit — spit1 [ spıt ] (past tense and past participle spit or spat [ spæt ] ) verb * 1. ) intransitive to force some of the clear liquid called saliva out from your mouth: Dino leaned over and spat on the ground. The woman spat and shouted insults as… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spit — I. /spɪt / (say spit) verb (spat or spit, spitting) –verb (i) 1. to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate. 2. to do this at or on a person, etc., to express hatred, contempt, etc. 3. to sputter. 4. to fall in scattered drops or flakes, as rain …   Australian English dictionary


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