spit


For the verb: "to spit"

Simple Past: spit, spat
Past Participle: spit, spat

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (expel saliva)sputare vtr
  sputare vi
spit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (saliva)sputo nm
  saliva nf
spit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food: for roasting)spiedo nm
 
Additional Translations
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (while talking)sputacchiare vi
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (food: sizzle)friggere vi
spit
spit (out)
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(words: speak angrily)esclamare, sbraitare vtr
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
spat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (quarrel)battibecco, litigio nm
spat nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (clothing: ankle covering)ghetta nf
spat
spit
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
(spit: simple past)sputare vi
spats nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." usu pl (clothing: ankle covering)ghette nfpl
 Spats haven't been popular since the 1920s.
 Le ghette non sono più popolari dagli anni Venti.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
spit | spat |
put on a spit mettere sullo spiedo vtr
spit and polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (grooming)il tirare a lucido
spit it out! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (say it)  (colloquiale)sputa il rospo inter
 I'm not going to ask you again, how did you get that black eye? Come on spit it out!
 Allora, com'è che ti sei fatto quell'occhio nero? Avanti, sputa il rospo!
spit on [sth] v figurative (feel or show contempt for [sth])sputare sopra qc
  disprezzare vtr
spit out vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (eject by spitting)sputare vtr
 His mother made him spit out the gum so he wouldn't swallow it.
 Sua madre gli fece sputare la gomma per non fargliela ingoiare
spit out vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative, informal (bring oneself to say)  (figurato, colloquiale)sputare il rospo vtr
 He knew she would spit out the truth sooner or later.
 Lui sapeva che lei avrebbe sputato il rospo prima o poi.
spit up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (produce by spitting)sputare fuori
spit up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (vomit)rigettare, vomitare vtr
 You should put this cloth on your shoulder as babies are known to spit up occasionally.
 The baby spit up some milk.
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