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Synonyms for spatspæt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

    squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, gaiter, trouble, spat, fuss, bickering

  2. spat, gaiter(noun)

    a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

    fuss, bicker, squabble, gaiter, tiff, bickering, pettifoggery, spat

  3. spat(verb)

    a young oyster or other bivalve

    squabble, tiff, fuss, pettifoggery, bickering, gaiter, bicker

  4. spat(verb)

    come down like raindrops

    clap, acclaim, applaud

  5. spat(verb)

    become permanently attached

    clap, acclaim, applaud

  6. spat(verb)

    strike with a sound like that of falling rain

    clap, acclaim, applaud

  7. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

    clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

    clap, acclaim, spat, herald, applaud, hail

  8. spat(verb)

    engage in a brief and petty quarrel

    clap, acclaim, applaud

  9. spat(verb)


    clap, acclaim, applaud

  10. clap, spat(verb)

    clap one's hands together

    acclaim, spat, clap, applaud

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spat(n.)

    [local, U. S.] petty dispute, petty quarrel, war of words

  2. spat(v. n.)

    dispute, wrangle, quarrel, spar, bicker, jangle, squabble, TIFF, have words, have an altercation

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List of paraphrases:

spatin, psat, spit, seed, brawl

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