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SPAT





Definition:

  1. [noun] a quarrel about petty points
    Synonyms: bicker, bickering, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss

  2. [noun] a cloth covering (a legging) that provides covering for the instep and ankles
    Synonyms: gaiter

  3. [noun] a young oyster or other bivalve

  4. [verb] come down like raindrops; "Bullets were spatting down on us"

  5. [verb] become permanently attached; "mollusks or oysters spat"

  6. [verb] strike with a sound like that of falling rain; "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

  7. [verb] clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    Synonyms: applaud, clap, acclaim

  8. [verb] engage in a brief and petty quarrel

  9. [verb] spawn; "oysters spat"

  10. [verb] clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
    Synonyms: clap

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