Definition of spitter in English:

spitter

noun

  • 1A person who spits.

    • ‘Most servicemen would have given the spitters a mouthful of bloody Chiclets instead of turning the other cheek like Christ.’
    • ‘For we are a land of spitters and litterers, of indifferent multitude oblivious to hygiene.’
    • ‘If no match is found, the sample will be kept on record and checked against new DNA samples until the spitter is identified.’
    • ‘There used to be notices against expectorating in public places, though how many accomplished spitters understood them in order to obey can only be guessed.’
    • ‘The new amendment increased the heaviest fine for spitting in public from 50 yuan to 200 yuan, which has substantially reduced the number of public spitters.’
    • ‘Now, I don't know what this guy is like, because he only moved to the area recently, but I'm working on the assumption that he has to be better than the spitter.’
    • ‘And if the geese and the llamas made the banks of the Bow their home each spring, who would win the turf war, the spitters or the hissers?’
    • ‘The Chennai Corporation has already asked its Assistant Health Officers and Sanitary Inspectors to crack down on smokers and spitters in public places.’
    • ‘Just because footballers do it, it would appear that we now have serial spitters.’
    • ‘His gob landed at the twins' feet, exactly where he'd aimed it; Anthony was the best spitter on the Avenue.’
    • ‘The spitter is a retired 50-year-old accountant.’
    • ‘So, to all you spitters out there: it's gross, disgusting, unhealthy and classless, and every time you do it you look like a trashy hood rat.’
    • ‘The wardens of some of the police court prisons say they have more public spitters in their custody than any other class of offender.’
    • ‘I've put up with Marvin the spitter; Gavin the hair obsessed guy, Mike the ass that stole from you, and so many more!’
    • ‘Does he actually think the gum spitters will take more notice of these bins or boards?’
  • 2

    another term for spitball (sense 2 of the noun)
    • ‘A lot of the guys that worked there chewed all day long and got in trouble for leaving their spitters on the shelves where they would often get knocked over.’

Pronunciation

spitter

/ˈspɪtə/