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spit·ter

 (spĭt′ər)
n.
1. One that spits: a spitter of invective.
2. Baseball See spitball.

spit•ter

(ˈspɪt ər)

n.
one that spits.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spitter - a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.spitter - an illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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