Reverse Dictionary: SPIT – SPOM


SPIT, SPITTING, SPITTLE – ADJECTIVES
EXSPUTORY that is spit out or ejected …1784 rare
HAWK-A-MOUTH continually hawking and spitting …1866 Eng. dial.
HAWK-A-MOUTHED perpetually hawking and spitting …B1900 Eng. dial.
SIALOQUENT spitting much in one’s speech …1656 obs.
SPUTATIVE given to excessive spitting or salivation …a1639 obs. rare

SPIT etc. – NOUNS
DROOL spittle …M19 sl., orig. US
GOLLYER a gob of spittle …1966 Ireland
GOOBY a gob of spit or phlegm …1985 NZ sl.
HOCKER a gob of phlegm or spit …1960s US teen sl.
LUNGER a mouthful of spit; a gob of phlegm …1940s US sl.
MEATY spit with a good amount of mucus in it …c1970s UK playground sl.
OYSTER a gob of phlegm or spittle …1785 sl.
WAD expectorated sputum …1989 US sl.

SPIT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
HAWCH-A-MOUTH one who hawks and spits …1746 Eng. dial.
HAWCH-MOUTH one who hawks and spits …1746 Eng. dial.
SPATTERER one who spatters or spits…1611 rare
SPAWLER a spitter…1611 

SPIT etc. – VERBS
BESPALL;  BESPAWL to bespatter with saliva or spittle …1602 obs.
BESPETE to spit upon, to cover or defile with spitting …a1225 obs.
BESPIT to spit upon …a1300 arch.
CONSPUTE to spit upon (in contempt); to despise …1526 obs. rare
GOB to expectorate, to spit, to cough up …1872 sl.
GOLLY to expectorate …1978 Aust. sl.
GROYZE to spit …1891 sl.
HACK to vomit; to spit up …M20 US sl.
HAWK to clear the throat of phlegm; to clear the throat noisily; to spit …1583
HAWK UP to expel anything from the throat by the force of the breath; to spit; to cough up and spit phlegm …Bk1902 Sc.
HOACH AND HAW to hawk and spit …1777 Eng. dial.
HOCKER to hawk up …1990s sl.
LET FLY to spit …20C US sl.
RAISE to expectorate; to bring up phlegm …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
REAR to bring up phlegm; to expectorate; to vomit …1790 Eng. dial.
RID to retch, to vomit; to cough up; to expectorate …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SPUTE to spit on a person or on something …1382 obs.
YESK to belch; to hawk; to cough, to clear the throat, to expectorate …c1386 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
YEX to belch; to hawk; to cough, to clear the throat, to expectorate …c1386 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
YOX to belch; to hawk; to spit …1827 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


SPITE – NOUNS
ACID rancour, spite; bitterness, sourness …1768
BAD-MIND malice, spite, animosity …20C W. Indies sl.
CANKEREDNESS malice, spite; ill-humour; crabbed temper …1538
DOG-MEANNESS ill will, spite, malice…1914 Amer. dial.
ENVY-STRIPE spite …1927 Amer. dial.
GALL bitterness, spite, malice; a grudge …1768 Sc.
NIFF a quarrel, grudge, or spite; also dislike …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
ONDE strong feeling against a person, ‘animus’; spite, ill-will, envy …c1000 obs.
VENOM malice, spite …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
VENOMY venomousness, spite, malice …1548 obs.


SPITEFUL, SPITEFULLY, SPITEFULNESS – ADJECTIVES
ADDER-TONGUED spiteful, malicious …1824
ATTERY of mood, temper, disposition: bad-tempered, spiteful, quarrelsome, peevish, angry, hot-headed …1742 Sc.
CANKERED malignant, envious; ill-natured, spiteful; ill-tempered, crabbed …1513
CANKERLY malignant, envious; ill-natured, spiteful; ill-tempered,, crabbed …1580 obs.
CAT-WITTED small-minded, obstinate, and spiteful; silly and conceited; harebrained, whimsical …1673
DESPITEOUS spiteful, malevolent, malicious, cruel;  passing gradually into the sense: pitiless, merciless …c1510
DISPITEOUS cruel; spiteful; pitiless, merciless …1803 
DOGGISH malicious, spiteful, bad-tempered, ill-natured; snappish, snarling; cynical…a1425 rare
ELVISH irritable, spiteful, mischievous …1813 Eng. dial.
HAGGERSNASH spiteful, sharp, tart …1821 Sc.
ILL-WILLY bad-tempered, spiteful, grudging, disobliging …a1500 chiefly Sc.
LOW-WITTED showing or caused by malice; spiteful, mean …1742
LUNGEOUS of persons: rough-mannered, violent in play; spiteful, mischievous; ill-tempered …1787 Eng. dial.
MASTERFUL spiteful …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
NASTY AS A DEVIL UNKNOBBED, AS dangerously spiteful …1892 Eng. dial.
ONDFUL spiteful, envious …c1175. obs.
RANCOROUS having, or partaking of, the nature of rancour; bitter, resentful, spiteful …1590
VENOM venomous; virulent, malignant, spiteful, fierce, malicious, savage …a1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
VENOMOUS spiteful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
VENOMSOME venomous, spiteful, malicious …1660 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
VENOMY venomous, spiteful, malignant, malicious …c1400 rare
VITIOUS spiteful, revengeful, bitter, implacable …1825 Eng. dial.
VITTERY quick-tempered, spiteful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

SPITEFUL etc. – ADVERBS
CANKEREDLY spitefully, malignantly; peevishly …1535
CANKERLY spitefully, malignantly, peevishly …1580 obs.
RANCOROUSLY bitterly, spitefully …1767

SPITEFUL etc. – NOUNS
BITTERSWEET a spiteful thing done under pretense of friendliness …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
DOG’S TRICK a low or despicable trick; a treacherous or spiteful act; a bad turn …1742 rare
RANCOUR inveterate and bitter ill-feeling, grudge, or animosity; malignant hatred or spitefulness; bitterness …a1300

SPITEFUL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
ATTERMITE an ill-tempered, spiteful person …1864 Eng. dial.
ATTRAMITE an ill-tempered, spiteful person …1864 Eng. dial.
BITCH a malicious or spiteful woman …a1400
BITCH QUEEN one who finds fault with everything; one who constantly complains; a spiteful shrew …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
BIZATCH ‘bitch’; a spiteful or unpleasant woman …1997-2000 US euphemism 
BIZNATCH ‘bitch’; a spiteful or unpleasant woman; a difficult or unpleasant situation or thing …2002 US euphemism
BIZNITCH ‘bitch’; a spiteful or unpleasant woman; a difficult or unpleasant situation or thing …2002 US euphemism
CAT a term of contempt for a person; esp. one who scratches like a cat; a spiteful or backbiting woman …a1225
CATAWAMPUS a spiteful person …1843 Amer. dial.
HAGGERSNASH a spiteful person …B1900 Sc.
HELLCAT a mean, spiteful or malicious person, esp. a woman; a reckless, impertinent, bad-tempered, or vexatious person; a troublemaker; a devil-may-care person; one who pesters or annoys …1899 Amer. dial.
MISS FITCH a spiteful woman; an unpleasant woman …20C rhyming sl. for ‘bitch’ 
OLD CAT a malicious or spiteful woman; a mean, cunning woman; a shrewish man …1915 Amer. dial.
PADDOCK a contemptible, mean, or spiteful person …a1475 derogatory
SCLUM-CAT a spiteful person, one who scratches another …1877 Eng. dial.
TABBY an old or elderly maiden lady; an old maid; sometimes applied to any spiteful or ill-natured female gossip or tattler …1761 
VENIM;  VENOM a spiteful, vicious person or animal; a very objectionable creature …1898 Sc.
WILD CAT an ill-natured, spiteful person …1825 Sc.

SPITEFUL etc. – VERBS
CAST ASPARAGUS to cast aspersions, to make damaging or spiteful remarks …1916 Amer. jocular usage
VENNER UP to become angry or spiteful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


SPITFIRE – NOUNS, PERSON
a spitfire; a furious, fierce fellow; a braggart; a blusterer; a noisy bully’ a very difficult or devilish person  CACAFUEGO;  CACAFUGO;  CACOFUEGO 1625 sl.


SPITTOON – NOUNS
– a spittoon CUSPIDOR 1779 US
– a spittoon SPIT-BOX 1833
– a spittoon, a cuspidor GARBOON 1965 Amer. dial.
– a spittoon, a cuspidor GOBBOON 1958 Amer. dial.
– a spittoon, a cuspidor GOBOON 1930s Amer. dial.
– a spittoon, a cuspidor GOBOON CAN 1965 Amer. dial.


SPLASH, SPLASHED, SPLASHING – ADJECTIVES
BESMOTTERED splashed or spattered as with mud or dirt …c1386 obs. rare
BESPRENTED sprinkled, splashed …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BLATHERED;  BLUTHERED muddy, splashed, wet; defaced …1768 Sc & Eng. dial.
BLATHERY muddy, splashed, wet; defaced …1889 Sc. & Eng. dial.

SPLASH etc. – NOUNS
BLASH a splash or dash of liquid, mud, etc. …Bk1911 Sc.
JABBLE a slight agitated movement of water or other liquid; a splashing or dashing in small waves or ripples …1831 Sc.
JAUP the splash of water against any surface, or one of the drops or spurts of water which this scatters on adjacent bodies; a spot of water or wet mud splashed upon the clothes from wet or muddy ground, etc. …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
LABBERMENT a splashing; a washing of linen on a small scale …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
LAPPER a gentle splash of water …1925 Sc.
SCLATCH a heavy fall, esp. into water or mud; a splash, a dashing down, slap, smack or the noise of such …1808 Sc.
SLUSH a heavy splashing sound …L19
SPLAT the slapping or splashing noise of something that hits a hard surface …1950s sl.

SPLASH etc. – VERBS
BATTER to splash with mud …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BESPURT to splash or spatter, to befoul …1579 obs.
BESPURTLE to splash or splatter; to befoul …1618
BESQUIRT to befoul by squirting, to splash, to splatter …1611 obs.
BLASH to splash liquid or mud about by spilling it or treading in it …Bk1911 Sc.
DABBLE to wet by splashing, as in running through a puddle or wading about in shallow water, etc. …1575
DAGGLE to wet by splashing or sprinkling …1805
DEMBLE to dip or plunge in liquid; to splash …B1900 Sc.
FLASH to splash or dash water …14C obs.
FLOBBER  to flow against; to wash or splash over …1888
​- JABBLE to agitate a liquid so as to cause spilling, to splash …1824 Sc.
JAUP;  JAWP to dash and rebound like water with splashing of the vicinity; to splash; to make a light splashing sound …1513 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
JAW to rush in waves; to dash or pour; to splash; to surge …1513 Sc.
LABBER to dabble or splash in water …1889 Eng. dial.
LAGGEN to splash in the water; to walk in the water with bare feet …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
LAPPER of water: to lap, to splash gently, to ripple …1893 Sc.
LOPPER of water: to lap, to splash gently, to ripple …1893 Sc.
LOSH to make the lapping sound caused by a running stream flowing over stones, etc.; to splash in water; of water in a barrel or boat: to roll to and fro …1629 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
SKIRP to splash up on; to bespatter …1871 Sc.
SLUSH to splash, squelch, or wade, esp. through muddy water, snow, etc. …E18 orig. Sc.


SPLATTER – VERBS
– to splatter or splash; to befoul BESPURTLE 1618
– to splatter, to splash, to befoul by squirting BESQUIRT 1611 obs.


SPLAY-FOOTED – NOUNS, PERSON
– a splay-footed person MARLEY-SLOPPER M19 sl.
– a splay-footed person MARLEY STOPPER M19 sl.
– a splay-footed person, one who walks with his toes much turned out DING-DEW Bk1900 Eng. dial.

SPLAY-FOOTED – VERBS
SCLEET;  SKLEET to walk so as to wear down the shoes at one side, or as one splay-footed …Bk1904 Sc.


SPLEEN – NOUNS
– the spleen RATE 1486 obs. rare
– the spleen RATEL 1503 obs. rare


SPLENDID, SPLENDIDLY – ADJECTIVES
– ALA-MONA-GORGEOUS excellent, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– ALL TO THE MERRY splendid …1908 Amer. sl.
– ANGELIFEROUS angelic; splendid; excellent; first-rate; pleasant; delightful …1840 Amer. dial. rare
 AWLENCH to make splendid, to adorn …c1200 obs.
– BAKGAT splendid, first-rate …1960s S. Afr.
– BANG-UP very good, first-rate, splendid, excellent …1834 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– BEATEMEST most excellent or splendid …1833 US dial.
– BRAWLY grand, splendid …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRIGHT of a person, place, etc.: excellent, sublime; glorious, splendid; brilliant, illustrious …c1250
– BUSTING very big; splendid …1847 Amer. sl.
– CANDID splendid, illustrious; fortunate …1648 obs.
– CASMALA fine, excellent, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– COLD-BLOODED striking; exceptional; splendid; very cool  …1969 African-American sl.
– DANDY fancy; fashionable; hence, splendid, first-rate, excellent, fine; very good of its kind …1792 colloq., orig. US
– DINGERY splendid, just the thing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– EUJIFFEROUS grand, splendid, excellent , first-rate, great …1911 Amer. dial.
– EXPOLAGOLLUCIOUS splendid, very fine, elegant …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– FAMISH excellent, splendid; used as an emphatic expression of approval …1827 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FAMOUS excellent, grand, magnificent, splendid; used as an emphatic expression of approval …1798 colloq.
– FAT-CITY excellent, splendid …1960s sl.
– FAYMISH excellent, splendid; used as an emphatic expression of approval …1827 Eng. dial.
– FIZZING excellent, very good, first-rate, splendid …1885 Eng. dial. sl.
– FOXY excellent; first-rate; splendid, good …1900s African-American sl.
– FUNKED-UP excellent, splendid, first-rate …1990s African-American sl.
– GALLANT excellent, splendid, fine, grand …1539 rare
– GALLOPTIOUS splendid, fine, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GLOBSLOPTIOUS splendid, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GOBERSLOPTIOUS splendid, fine, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GOBSLOPTIOUS splendid, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GOLOPTIOUS fine, splendid, delicious, luscious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GRANDIFEROUS grand, splendid, glorious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GRANDILIOUS splendid, fine, grand …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GUMPTIOUS splendid, fine, excellent, first-rate …1916 Amer. dial.
– HOT absolute first-rate, splendid; good or well; fashionably attractive …1866 Amer. sl.
– HUMGUMPTIOUS splendid, excellent, pretentious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HUNKUM-BUNKUM very fine, excellent, good, splendid …1908 Amer. dial
– HYPERFIRMACIOUS fine, splendid, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– IMMENSE superlatively good, fine, splendid …1762 sl.
– LAPLOLLY splendid, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LICKING first-rate, splendid, excellent …c1680 sl. obs.
– LUPERGLOBSLOPCIOUS grand, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LUSTRIOUS splendid, lustrous …1651 obs. rare
– MAGNIFIC sumptuous, splendid …1490 arch.
– MAGNIFICAL splendid, stately, sumptuous …1538 arch.
– MAGNIFIQUE magnificent, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– MAGNOLIOUS magnificent, splendid, large …1865 sl.
– NIFTY BEANS absolutely splendid, great, wonderful; admirable …1971 Amer. sl.
– NIFTY-KEEN absolutely splendid, great, wonderful; admirable …1971 Amer. sl.
– O.K.;  OKAY adj. in order; quite satisfactory or acceptable; very good; splendid …1839 colloq.
– OPIME rich, abundant, sumptuous, splendid …1533 obs.
– OPIMOUS rich, abundant, plentiful, sumptuous, splendid …1656 obs.
– OPIPAROUS rich, sumptuous, splendid …1621 obs. rare
– PALACIOUS of the nature of a palace; splendid, magnificent (as a building) …1628 obs.
– PALATIATE of the nature of a palace; splendid, magnificent (as a building) …1632 obs. rare
– PALLACIOUS of the nature of a palace; splendid, magnificent (as a building) …1628 obs.
– PEACHAGULU splendid, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHY excellent, wonderful; great, fine, splendid …1900 Amer. sl.
– PERSKWEE splendid, fine, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RAPTERIFEROUS splendid, glorious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RARE a general term of approval: splendid, excellent, fine, great, grand, first-rate; also in ironic negative use …1596 colloq.
– RATTLING good, splendid, excellent, great; first-rate; of good quality …1851 Eng. dial.
– RATTLING-GOOD splendid, fine, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RICOCHET gay; splendid …Bk1903 American cadet usage
– RIPPING excellent; first-rate, splendid, great …1858 Amer. sl.
– RORTY fine, splendid, jolly; of the very best …c1864 sl.. orig. Londoner’s sl.
– SCALLYWHAMPUS splendid, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCRUM fine, excellent, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCRUMDIFFEROUS very fine, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCRUMDOODLE very fine, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCRUMDUMPISH fine, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLOBBERGULLUIOUS splendid, very fine, excellent …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLOPERGLOBTIOUS fine, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SNIPTIOUS fine, attractive, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SPIFFY very fine, attractive, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SPLENDACIOUS splendid, excellent, first-rate …M19 sl.
– SPLENDESCENT splendid, gorgeous …1848
– SPLENDIDIOUS splendid, magnificent, brilliant, excellent, first-rate …1432-50 obs.
– SPLENDIDOUS splendid, excellent, first-rate …M19 sl.
– SPLENDIFEROUS splendid, fine, brilliant, gorgeous …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SPLENDIOUS splendid, very impressive, very good …1609 obs.
– SPONDICULOUS splendid, glorious, enjoyable …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STUNNING stylish, splendid, excellent, very good …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SUMPTUOUS  of persons, etc.: spending largely, squandering, prodigal; hence, magnificent in equipment or way of living; extremely splendid …1538 obs.
– SUPERRUMDIFFEROUS splendid, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SUPERSPADRATIC splendid, very fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SWELLDOODLE stylish, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SWELLELLEGOUS beautiful, elegant, splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TEARING impressive, splendid, first-rate …M17 sl.
– TOP-HOLE excellent; first-rate, splendid …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TOPPING excellent; first-rate, splendid …1822 Brit. sl.
– VALIANT of material things: fine, splendid …1604 obs.
– WALLY handsome, fine, pleasing, splendid; large, ample …1500-20 Sc.
– WALLY-DYE fine, splendid …1818 Sc.
– WHACKO THE DIDDLE-OH excellent, splendid, first-rate …1960s Aust. sl.
– WINGDINGING splendid …1960s African-American sl.
 
SPLENDID etc. – ADVERBS
– BREME splendidly, brilliantly, clearly; loudly, fiercely …a1000 obs.
– FAMOUSLY very well, splendidly; extremely, considerably …c1600 colloq.
– FARRANDLY pleasantly, handsomely, splendidly …c1325 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FARRANTLY pleasantly, handsomely, splendidly …c1325 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RARELY unusually or remarkably well; finely, splendidly, beautifully …1590
– SUMPTUOUSLY splendidly, nobly …1750 rare
– WALLY finely, excellently, splendidly, well …1790 Sc.

SPLENDID etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– THAT BEATS CREATION! that’s splendid, incomparable …1834
– THAT LICKS CREATION! that’s splendid, incomparable …1834
 
SPLENDID etc. – NOUNS
– BEAUT something fine or splendid …1896 US sl.
– BELLAFATIMA something excellent or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CAT’S WHISKER, THE someone or something that is splendid or stylish; the height of excellence …1923 US sl.
– DINGER anything of a superlative character; something exceptional or striking; someone or something remarkable or superior; something splendid or stylish …1809
– DOODLE something fine, splendid, or pleasing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HUMDINGER a remarkable, excellent, or outstanding person or thing; something exciting or thrilling; something or someone very fine or splendid; a stylish person …1905 sl., orig. US
– LALLAPALOOSER something pleasing, splendid, stylish, or fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LUX an excellent or splendid thing …c1840 Brit. sl.
– MAGNOLIOUSNESS the fact or quality of being magnificent, splendid, or large …M19 US sl.
– PEACHAMAROOT something very fine or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHAROONEY something splendid or fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHERINE something fine or splendid; anything especially choice …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHERINO something very fine or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
SPLENDID etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BELLAFATIMA somebody excellent or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CAT’S WHISKER, THE someone or something that is splendid or stylish; the height of excellence …1923 US sl.
– HUMDINGER a remarkable, excellent, or outstanding person or thing; something exciting or thrilling; something or someone very fine or splendid; a stylish person …1905 sl., orig. US
– LALLAPALOOSER someone pleasing, splendid, stylish, or fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHAMAROOT someone fine or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHERINE one who has attractive qualities; anything especially choice …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PEACHERINO someone very fine or splendid …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RIP-SNORTER an excellent, splendid, or admirable person; an outstanding person …1842 colloq., orig. US


SPLENDOUR – NOUNS
– ostentatious splendour MARBLE COLOURS 1613 obs.
– splendour, glory DEARTH c1325 obs. rare
– splendour, magnificence, fine or gay appearance or show GALLANTRY 1613 obs.
– splendour, show; bravado BRAVERIE Bk1911 Sc.


SPLINTER, SPLINTERED – NOUNS
ALAN MINTER a splinter …Brit. rhyming sl.
FIR LICE minute splinters from fir bark …1977 Amer. dial.
JAGS rags, tatters; splinters …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
SCALF a small splinter …1790 Ireland
SHIVE a broken fragment or splinter of wood …1958 Amer. dial.
SKILFER a small piece; a splinter …1597 obs. rare

SPLINTER etc. – VERBS
BREAK INTO MATCHWOOD to break into minute splinters …1861
TO-DRIVE to be splintered or shattered; to burst …c1205 obs.


SPLIT – ADJECTIVES
ACLEFT cleft, split …c1425 obs. rare
ASLAT of an earthen vessel, piece of furniture, etc.: cracked, split …1790 Eng. dial.

SPLIT – VERBS
ACLEAVE to cleave or split …1460 obs. rare
LAG to crack or split; used esp. of wood …1856 Eng. dial.
RANE to cause to crack or split; to crack, to split …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
REAM to tear, to split open …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SCAT to break to pieces; to burst, to split open; to smash; to slap, to beat …1891 Eng. dial.
TING to crack, to split …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TO-CHINE to split asunder or open; to be burst or cloven …c725 obs.
TO-CLEAVE to cleave asunder; to split open; to divide or separate into two parts …c888 obs.
TO-DASH to split or burst asunder …c1305 obs.
TO-SLENT to split, to burst …c1380 obs.


SPLURGE – NOUNS
– a splurge SPLUDGE Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

SPLURGE – VERBS
– to splurge SPLUDGE Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.


SPLUTTER – VERBS
– to splutter BLUITER Bk1911 Sc.
– to splutter and stammer; to hesitate in speech HACKSLAVER B1900 Eng. dial.


SPOIL, SPOILED, SPOILING (ruin) – ADJECTIVES
– BLINKIT soured, spoiled …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOOGERED UP battered, spoiled, damaged; confused …1931 Amer. dial.
– BUGGERED UP battered, spoiled, damaged; confused …1931 Amer. dial.
– BUMMY spoiled, unfit for use …1931 Amer. dial.
– FERDARVA spoiled …1939 Amer. dial.
– FERDUTZT spoiled, botched, bungled …1985 Amer. dial.
– MARRED spoilt, injured …1611 obs.
– MUCKED UP in disarray. confused; spoiled …1996 US sl.
– MUFFED bungled; clumsily spoilt, missed …c1860 Brit. sl.
– RANK ruined, spoiled; gone awry …20C Amer. sl.
– TAINT spoiled, tainted …1934 Amer. dial.
– TAINTY tainted, spoiled …1966 Amer. dial.
 
SPOIL etc. (ruin) – NOUNS
– GOMICKSING UP spoiling by over-elaboration; messing up …1942 Amer. dial.
 
SPOIL etc. (ruin) – NOUNS, PERSON
– BAG BITER a spoiler or troublemaker …Bk1994 political sl. 
 
SPOIL etc. (ruin) – VERBS
– ADDLE to muddle; to confuse; to spoil, to make abortive …c1712
– ASS UP to botch, to spoil something; to mess up …1932 Amer. sl.
– BEDASH to injure or spoil by dashing, as the wind or rain dashes flowers …1594
– BLAD to spoil, to injure …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BLOTCH to spoil or ruin because of ineptness or stupidity …1965 Amer. dial.
– BLUE to make a mess of, to spoil, to ruin …1880 sl.
– BLUE IT to spoil anything …1958 US logging sl.
– BLUNK to bungle; to spoil a thing; to mismanage …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOBBLE to bungle, to botch, to spoil …1968 Amer. dial.
– BOOGER UP to damage, to spoil; to confuse, to disorder …1934 Amer. dial.
– BOSH to make of no effect; to spoil; to humbug …1870 sl.
– BREAK THE EGG IN A PERSON’S POCKET to spoil his plan …a1734
– BUGGER UP to ruin, to spoil; to damage; to make a mess of; to muddle, to mishandle …1891
– CANKER to begin to decay; to spoil; to become tainted …1953 Amer. dial.
– CARVE UP to spoil the chances of another’s business …1961 UK sl.
– COOK to ruin, to spoil …sl.
– CRAB to spoil or ruin or render impossible any plan of action …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– CRAB THE ACT to spoil things; to thwart someone’s plans; to interfere with someone or something …1906 Amer. sl.
– CROOL to spoil something, esp. to spoil a person’s chances …1899 Aust. sl.
– CROOL SOMEONE’S PITCH to spoil an opportunity for someone …Aust. sl.
– CRUEL to spoil something, esp. to spoil a person’s chances …1899 Aust. sl.
– CRUEL THE PITCH to spoil someone’s chances; to ruin an opportunity …1915 Aust. sl.
– CRUMB THE DEAL to spoil a plan or plot …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– DAISE to wither; to become rotten or spoiled from keeping, dampness, etc. …1825 Sc.
– DAMNIFY to become damaged; to spoil …1712 obs.
– DARK to spoil, esp. by behaving aggressively …1990s UK sl.
– DAWDLE to spoil, to mess, to bedabble …Bk1900 Sc.
– DEBAUCH to damage or spoil in quality …1633 obs.
– DISABUSE to mar, to spoil …Bk1900 Sc.
– DOLLYMOSH to demolish, to destroy, to entirely spoil …19C Eng. & Amer. dial.
– FALL APART AT THE SEAMS to be or become spoiled or ruined …1965 Amer. sl.
– FALL THROUGH to bungle, to blunder; to spoil, to prevent by mismanagement …1766 Sc.
– FASH to ruin, to spoil …1944 Amer. dial.
– FUTZ UP to spoil, to confound, to fuck up …1940s US euphemism
– GOOF UP to blunder, to spoil; to injure …1940s US sl.
– GUM THE GAME to interfere with the smooth running of something; to spoil, to wreck …1915
– GUM THE WORKS to interfere with the smooth running of something; to spoil, to wreck …1932
– GUM UP to ruin, to spoil, to throw into confusion; to wreck …1890 Amer. sl.
– GUM UP THE WORKS to ruin, to spoil, to throw into confusion …1890 Amer. sl.
ׇ– HASH to spoil, to damage; to destroy; to make a mess of …1773 Sc.
– JACK UP to put in a bad state or situation; to ruin, to spoil, to mess up …1870 colloq.
– JIM (UP) to spoil, to ruin, to damage …1913 Amer. dial.
– LEESE to destroy; to bring to ruin or perdition; to spoil …a1325 obs.
– LOUSE UP to spoil, to mess up …1934 sl.
– LUNCH to spoil, to ruin, to fail …1950s US college sl.
– MAGGLE to spoil by over-handling; to mangle; to spoil food by cutting and handling it too much during its preparation …1713 Sc.
– MAIG to spoil anything by over-handling it, to paw …1825 Sc.
– MALAGAROUSE to dishevel, to disarrange, to knock about; to spoil …1894 Sc.
– MALAGARUZE to dishevel, to disarrange, to knock about; to spoil …1894 Sc.
– MALAGRUIZE to dishevel, to disarrange, to knock about; to spoil …1894 Sc.
– MALLYGRUGGLE to spoil or crush …1919 Sc.
– MANK to maim, to mangle, to mutilate; to make defective; to impair, to spoil …a1400-50 obs. exc. Sc.
– MAR to become deteriorated; to spoil; to perish …c1230 obs.
– MARGULLIE to spoil, to destroy, to mangle; to mar any business …1721 Sc. obs.
– MARTYR to bungle, to mismanage, to confuse, to spoil; to work in a dirty and clumsy manner …c1450 obs. exc. Sc.
– MISCHIEVE to injure, to hurt, to damage; to spoil …1715 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– MISGOOGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MISGRUGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MISGUGGLE to disfigure, to spoil, to mar; to handle roughly; to rumple …1742 Sc. 
– MISGUIDE to ill-use, to maltreat, to abuse, to spoil, to injure …1787 Sc. 
 MISMAGGLE to spoil., to mar; to disorder …1742 Sc. obs.
– MOMMUX to botch; to spoil in the making …1909 Amer. dial.
– MOMMUX UP to botch; to spoil in the making …1909 Amer. dial.
– MULL to spoil, to muddle …1862 Brit. colloq., orig. & chiefly athletics usage
– MUMMOCK to make a mess of, to spoil, to confuse …1950 Amer. dial.
– MURGULLIE to spoil, to destroy, to mangle; to mar any business …1721 Sc.
– NAFF IT UP to spoil something …1981 Brit. sl.
– NASTY UP to ruin or spoil …1965 Barbados sl.
– PACK to be ruined or spoiled; to become useless …c1920 motor-racers’ usage
– PAMPER to mess about to as to spoil a thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PISS ON A PERSON’S CHIPS to spoil a person’s plans; to ruin or take the enjoyment from a person’s situation …1961 sl.
– PISS ON A PERSON’S PARADE to spoil a person’s plans; to ruin or take the enjoyment from a person’s situation …1984 sl.
– PLAY THE BEAR to damage, to spoil, to ruin …1888 Eng. dial.
– PLAY WHALEY to blunder, to fail; to play havoc with something; to spoil, to ruin; to make a mistake …1897 Amer. dial.
– PUKAROO to break; to spoil …1864 Anglo-Indian
– PUT A DAMPER ON to discourage; to dampen the enthusiasm of; to spoil another person’s pleasure; to have a depressing effect on …1748
– PUT A PERSON’S NOSE OUT OF JOINT to annoy, upset or disconcert a person; to spoil a person’s plans …1662
– PUT ONE’S FOOT IN IT to spoil something by some tactless blunder or remark …colloq.
– PUT THE CRAB ON to ruin or spoil …1930 US sl.
– QUAIL to spoil, to impair …1551 obs.
– QUEER to spoil, to put out of order …1812 sl.
– QUEER of a person: to spoil the reputation of; to spoil someone’s efforts or opportunities …1910s US sl.
– QUEER A PITCH to spoil a situation or a circumstance; to undermine someone’s efforts …1875 UK sl.
– QUEER THE ACT to interfere, to spoil or thwart someone’s plans …1910s US sl.
– RAIN ON SOMEONE’S PARADE to spoil something for someone …Bk1990 Amer. sl.
– ROT to spoil or ruin an action, plan, etc. …E20 sl.
– SCAM to injure, to crack; to spoil, to damage, to harm in some way, esp. of clothing …1866 Sc.
– SCAW to spoil or destroy the appearance of, esp. in respect of colour; to make shabby or faded …1772 Sc.
– SKAIL to rend, to spoil …1768 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. rare
– TACHE to blemish; to deface; to tarnish or spoil slightly by handling or use; to make the worse for wear …a1700 Sc.
– TAINT to become spoiled …1986 Amer. dial.
– TASH to soil, to tarnish, to stain, to dirty; to bespatter; to spoil slightly …1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TAW to tumble about; to spoil by over-handling …Bk1905 Sc.
– TAWEN to spoil by overhandling …1810 Sc. obs.
– TEAR IT to spoil one’s chances; to put an end to one’s plans, etc. …20C sl.
– THRUST A PERSON’S NOSE OUT OF JOINT to annoy, upset or disconcert a person; to spoil a person’s plans …1581 obs.


SPOIL, SPOILED, SPOILING (pamper) – ADJECTIVES
CADDLED indulged, spoiled …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CADE petted, indulged, spoiled; applied to lambs brought  up by hand, and hence to children …1790 Eng. dial.
CADELY tame; accustomed to be petted, spoiled …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CADISH accustomed to be petted, spoiled …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CADY tame; accustomed to be petted, spoiled …1869 Eng. dial.
DANDALIE spoiled by admiration; celebrated …1806 Sc.
DANDILLY petted, pampered, spoiled by too much admiration …1500-20 Sc.
DELTING spoiling with kindness …1804 Sc.
DELTIT spoiled with kindness …B1900 Sc.
DORTY spoiled, pettish, sullen, sulky, easily offended, ill-humoured; saucy, haughty, conceited, proud, stubborn; contemptuous …a1605 Sc.
ILL-MARRED badly spoiled …1894 Eng. dial.
MAMMIFIED of children: spoiled, petted …B1900 Eng. dial.
MARDISH somewhat spoiled …1886 Eng. dial.
MARDY spoiled, petted, over-indulged; pettish, peevish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MARRED of a child spoilt, peevish …1790 rare exc. Eng. dial.
MAUNGY spoiled, petted, pampered; cross, peevish, ill-tempered; complaining …1865 Eng. dial.
TINT of a child: spoiled, petted …Bk1905 Sc.
UNFORBIDDEN unrestrained, unruly, disobedient, spoiled, troublesome …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
VINNY nervous; affected; of a child: spoiled …1873 Eng. dial.

SPOIL etc. (pamper) – NOUNS
BESSYBABISHNESS the whimpering of a spoiled child …1891 Eng. dial.

SPOIL etc. (pamper) – NOUNS, PERSON
BAGEL a spoiled, wealthy, upper-class (Jewish) young man …1981 S. Afr. sl. 
BESSY-BAB;  BESSY-BABS a petted, spoiled child; a child who cries for little cause …1842 Eng. dial.
CADE a spoiled, pampered or petted child …1877 now Eng. & Amer. dial.
CADE-CHILD one that has been brought up with excessive care and tenderness
DAINTY a person who is coddled or made a pet of …1892 Eng. dial.
DALLY-LAW a spoiled child, a darling …1867 Eng. dial.
DALT a spoiled child …1828 Sc. & Ireland
DANDILLY a woman spoiled by admiration; one conceited of her personal appearance; a vain woman; a pet, a darling …1697 Sc.
DANDLING a dandled child; a pet, a spoiled child …1611 obs. or Eng. dial.
GANGRILL-GYPE a spoiled child …1911 Sc.
GARLACH a little rascal; an impish youngster; a spoiled child …1930 Sc. 
KADDIE an ill-natured or mischievous person; a spoiled child …1866 Sc.
LALL-TIT a spoiled child …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
LOLL-POOP a pet; a spoiled child; a wheedling, coaxing child …B1900 Eng. dial.
LOMEY a spoiled child …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
MAMMIEKEEKIE a spoil, indulged child …1923 Sc.
MAMMOTHREPT a child brought up by its grandmother; hence, a spoiled child …1599 obs.
MAMMY-GOG a spoiled child; a foolish, stupid person …1884 Eng. dial.
MAMMY-SUCK a spoiled child; a foolish, stupid person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MAM’S FOUT the mother’s favourite child; a spoiled, petted child …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
MAM’S LOON a boy spoilt and excessively cherished by his mother …1962 Sc.
MAM’S PET the mother’s favourite child; a spoiled, petted child …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
MARDY a spoiled child …1874 Eng. dial.
MOCKEEN a pet, a spoiled child …Bk1997 Ireland
MOTHER BAIRN a spoiled child …1889 Eng. dial.
MOTHER’S BAIRN a child that resembles its mother; a spoiled child …1896 Sc. rare
MOTHER’S FOUT a petted, spoiled, peevish child …1825 Sc.
MOTHER’S PET a spoiled or delicate child …1819
MOTHER’S SON a son who is spoiled by his mother …1882 obs. rare
NESTLE-COCK the last-hatched bird, or weakling of a brood; hence, a mother’s pet; a spoiled or delicate child or youth …1626 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
PETTY-BAB a spoiled child or person …1891 Eng. dial.
SCONE a mollycoddled or spoiled boy …1969 Sc.
TANTREL an idle, spoilt girl …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
THRAWN-DAYS a spoiled, petted child …1824 Sc.
TIDDY-DOLL a spoiled, babyish, dressed-up girl or woman; a slattern, a woman who is not domesticated …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
TIDLING a pampered or spoiled child; a darling, a pet; a young, delicate, or puny child or animal in need of special care; a weakling …1520 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
VUDDLES a spoiled child …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
WAG-WANTON a dissolute person; a wanton; a spoiled child or person …1601 obs.
WANTON a person, esp. a child, spoiled by over-indulgence and excessive leniency; a spoiled child, a pampered pet …1526 obs.
WHITE-HEN’S CHICK a spoiled or petted child …1786 Eng. dial.
WHITE SON a beloved or favourite son; a boy or man who is specially favoured or indulged …1539 obs.

SPOIL etc. (pamper) – VERBS
CADE to pet, to fondle, to indulge, to spoil …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CARRY ONE ON A CHIP to treat very well; to pamper; to spoil …1933 Amer. dial.
DALLY to pet, to indulge, to spoil …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
FADDLE to make much of a child; to spoil …1688 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
FEATHER to pamper, to spoil, to treat well; to curry favour with …1939 Amer. dial.
HARBOUR to pet, to spoil, to make much of …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MAR to spoil a child by indulgence …1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
MARD UP to be spoiled; to pet, to caress …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MARDY to spoil, to indulge …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MARDY UP to spoil, to indulge …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MESS OVER to make much of, to spoil, to pamper …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MESS UP to make much of, to spoil, to pamper …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MESS WITH to make much of, to spoil, to pamper …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
VUDDLE to spoil a child by petting …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


SPOILS – NOUNS
– spoils, plunder, booty FANG 1016 obs. exc. Sc.


SPOILSPORT – NOUNS, PERSON
ADDLE-PLOT a spoilsport who ‘addles’ the ‘plot’s or plans of others …L17 sl.
ADDLE-POT a spoilsport; a mar-all …Bk1890 sl.
BUZZ CRUNCHER a person or thing that destroys a feeling of euphoria; a killjoy or spoilsport …1980s US college sl.
BUZZ-CRUSHER someone or something that ruins or dampens one’s pleasure …1980s Amer. student sl.
BUZZ-KILL someone or something that ruins or dampens one’s pleasure …1980s Amer. student sl.
BUZZ STRIPPER a person or thing that destroys a feeling of euphoria; a killjoy or spoilsport …1980s US college sl.
DAMPER a person or thing that depresses, takes the edge off joy, chills one’s enthusiasm, etc.; a spoilsport; a we-blanket …1748 sl.
DEAD NARK a spoilsport …20C Aust. sl.
GABRIEL a puritan, a killjoy, a ‘bible-thumper’ …1930s African-American sl.
GRINCH a spoilsport or killjoy …L20 N. Amer. colloq.
LET-GAME a hinderer of pleasure, a spoilsport …c1374 obs.
MOLDY FIG a spoilsport …1960s Amer. sl.
NARK a spoilsport …1918 Aust. sl.
OLD POKE a spoilsport …1930s US sl.
PARTY POOP a spoilsport, one who sabotages the pleasures and enjoyments of their companions, whether at a party or other amusement …1950s sl., orig. US
PARTY POOPER a spoilsport, one who sabotages the pleasures and enjoyments of their companions, whether at a party or other amusement …1950s sl., orig. US
SAD KECKS a term of contempt for a killjoy …1999 UK sl.
TEAPOT SUCKER a teetotaller or other spoilsport; one who suppresses every form of amusement …1900 UK sl.
TRANK a person who takes the excitement out of something; a killjoy …1979 US sl.
WET BLANKET a person who dampens and smothers all enthusiasm; a person who prevents fun; a killjoy; a pessimist …1879 Amer. sl.
WOWSER a person very puritanical in morals; a spoilsport; one who neither swears, drinks, nor smokes …c1895 Aust colloq.


SPOKESPERSON – NOUNS, PERSON
BALDOBER; BALDOVER; BALDOWER a boss, a leader, a spokesman …1889 UK criminals’ sl.
MOUTH a person who speaks on behalf of another or of others; a spokesperson …1563 rare
MOUTH ORGAN a spokesman …1881 US sl.
MOUTHPIECE a person who speaks on behalf of another or others; a person who gives official or public expression to common opinion or sentiment; a spokesperson …1776
ORATOR one who pleads or argues in favour of a person or cause; an advocate, a spokesman …c1374 obs.
PARANYMPH a person who supports or solicits for another; an advocate, spokesperson, or orator who speaks on behalf of another …1593
VAUNTPARLER one who speaks for or on behalf of others; a spokesman …1534 obs.
WAG a spokesperson or commentator …Bk1994 US political news sl.