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noun as in drool

noun as in saliva

noun as in spit

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Example Sentences

The team set out to collect data that would suggest a safe distance for avoiding someone else’s spittle.

The “foam” around Floyd’s mouth was probably spittle, they said, and “hooping” was a reference to playing basketball, which Floyd often did.

This is especially important while you’re tucking into your feast, as masks will be off and spittle may fly.

The depth of rage, animus and violence that was directed at him—“Spittle flying, the N word flying”—continues to astound him.

It is not a prop, or a trope, or a tool to be used either on the world stage or in spittle-flecked op-eds.

His cheeks bright red, his chin wet with spittle, the helot would weave and stagger and totter until he passed out in the dirt.

In roughly 17 hours, you are about to melt into a pool of your overwrought spittle.

Even today, smart people are still holding spittle-flying debates about what really ended the Great Depression.

He halted a step or two into the open, his round head swinging from side to side, spittle drooling from his gaping mouth.

The Indian rolled over and pushed himself up on his hands and knees, a long string of blood and spittle dangling from his mouth.

A battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannon-ball and the inconsiderate bayonet.

While singing he moistens his fingers with spittle, which he rubs upon the breast of the woman.

As before stated, the spittle is believed to exert an important influence upon the whole physical and mental being.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spittle, such as: drivel, expectoration, salivation, slaver, slobber, and spit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.