One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounthe big spit
An act of vomiting.‘her hubby was over the rails going for the big spit’‘suddenly he was clutching his stomach and doing the big spit again’
- ‘He picked up a bug that's apparently flying around, did the big spit most of Monday, then seemed to recover.’
- ‘He went for the big spit, and he chundered in the old Pacific Sea.’
- ‘None of them was at the table to witness the big spit.’
- ‘My friend did not carry the 99-cent hotdog to full term and performed the big spit into a trash can.’
- ‘My Australian neighbour had been as good as his word and had indulged in what he graphically called the big spit.’
- ‘Arms elbow out, covered in a slick of sweat, he gave a pretty big spit onto the road, then wiped his face on his shirt front.’
- ‘Your little one can overeat from the bottle if Grandma isn't careful, and that can cause the big spit too.’
- ‘I am having a little bit of trouble picturing that dainty young thing, hugging the commode, doing the big spit.’
- ‘As we got home from that lousy place, I had to go for the big spit.’
- ‘The sea becomes quite choppy after lunch and several men go for the big spit.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.