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Definition of "expectorating" [expectorating]

  • Present participle of expectorate. (verb)

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Use "expectorating" in a sentence
  • "Confidentially, there ain't anything within expectorating distance just now that ain't pretty well het up."
  • "'The once neat court-house stands by the roadside a monument to treason and rebellion, deprived of its white picket fence, stripped of window blinds, cases, and dome, walls defaced by various hieroglyphics, the judge's bench a target for the' expectorating '"
  • "If you can corner a budget hawk and query him about the 12 Trill, he will spend a few moments shuffling his feet, then take a couple of tugs at his lapels, then allow his eyes to dart off into the ether like he's trying to follow the flight path of a rabid moth, before trying to answer, by expectorating enough Pshaws to put out a good sized house fire."
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