how to pronounce spitting

/ˈspɪtɪŋ/

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spitting is pronounced in two syllables

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spɪtɪŋ

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An example use of spitting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of gray it's a spitting image kyle …”

meanings of spitting

noun:

  1. An appearance on the surface of melted silver or platinum allowed to cool slowly, jets of oxygen forming small cones and sometimes throwing up drops of molten metal.
  2. Expectoration.

verb:

  1. Present participle of spit.

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