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Definition of "spitter" []

  • One that spits: a spitter of invective. (noun)
  • Baseball See spitball. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spitter" in a sentence
  • "The Twitter equivalent is the "spitter" -- users with botnets that create fake Twitter profiles, auto-follow users in order to get them to follow back, and spew out things like porn-related links."
  • "The rules against corking bats, applying foreign substances to the ball, and so forth are cheats that either don’t work, or require a fair amount of skill to execute (a spitter is not an easy pitch to throw)."
  • "I mix it up with my other things, of course, but the spitter is my main defence, that and my fastball."