Definition of spit in (or into) the wind in English:

spit in (or into) the wind


  • Do something futile or pointless.

    • ‘You don't tug on Superman's cape, you don't spit in the wind, you don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger, and you don't mess around with Fairfax.’
    • ‘One hopes that Hawaii's new system will not be in existence that long, but don't be surprised if legislators continue to ignore the free market and spit into the wind.’