Spat in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is spat a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word spat is a Scrabble US word. The word spat is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is spat a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word spat is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Spat

You can make 21 words from 'spat' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'spat'

APTS 6PAST 6
PATS 6SPAT 6
STAP 6TAPS 6

3 letters words from 'spat'

APT 5ASP 5
PAS 5PAT 5
PST 5SAP 5
SAT 3SPA 5
TAP 5TAS 3

2 letters words from 'spat'

AS 2AT 2
PA 4ST 2
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of spat

spat psat sapt aspt past apst spta psta stpa tspa ptsa tpsa satp astp stap tsap atsp tasp pats apts ptas tpas atps taps

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word spat. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in spat.

Definitions and meaning of spat

spat

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spæt/
    • Rhymes: -æt

Etymology 1

Old English spittan, spætan.

Verb

spat

  1. simple past tense and past participle of spit
    There was no sink in the room so we spat out the window.
    If I had known you had a spittoon in the corner I would never have spat on the floor.

Etymology 2

Of uncertain origin; perhaps related to spit.

Noun

spat (uncountable)

  1. The spawn of shellfish, especially oysters and similar molluscs.
    • 2005, TVR Pillay & MN Kutty, Aquaculture: Principles and practices, p. 525:
      As spat-fall often occurs in areas away from environments suitable for oyster growing, the collection, transport and sale of oyster spat has developed into a separate industry.
  2. A juvenile shellfish which has attached to a hard surface.
Translations

Verb

spat (third-person singular simple present spats, present participle spatting, simple past and past participle spatted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To spawn. Used of shellfish as above.

Etymology 3

Shortening of spatterdash, from spatter + dash. 1779.

Noun

spat (plural spats)

  1. A covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe.
  2. (automotive) (UK, Australia) A piece of bodywork that covers the upper portions of the rear tyres of a car.
Synonyms
  • (automotive) fender skirt (US)
Translations
See also
  • gaiter

Etymology 4

1804. American English, probably imitative.

Noun

spat (plural spats)

  1. a brief argument, falling out, quarrel
Translations

Verb

spat (third-person singular simple present spats, present participle spatting, simple past and past participle spatted)

  1. to quarrel or argue briefly
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Translations

Further reading

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.

Etymology 5

Attested from 1823.

Noun

spat (plural spats)

  1. A light blow with something flat.

Translations

Verb

spat (third-person singular simple present spats, present participle spatting, simple past and past participle spatted)

  1. (transitive and intransitive) To strike with a spattering sound.
    • 1922, B. M. Bower, The Trail of the White Mule, ch. 3:
      He felt the wind of a second bullet that spatted against a boulder near Barney.
    • 2007, Nolan Clay, "Co-workers testify about Kelsey's mother," Daily Oklahoman, 13 July, (retrieved 25 Aug. 2009):
      "She mentioned she had spatted Kelsey on her diaper with a hairbrush," said Mildred Johnson, a co-worker.
  2. (US, dialect) To slap, as with the open hand; to clap together, as the hands.
    • (Can we date this quote by Sylvester Judd and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Little Isabel leaped up and down, spatting her hands.
Translations

Etymology 6

Latin spatium (space)

Noun

spat (plural spats)

  1. An obsolete unit of distance in astronomy (symbol S), equal to one billion kilometres.

Anagrams

  • APTS, APTs, ATSP, PATs, PTAs, PTSA, TAPs, TPAs, Taps, ap'ts, apts, past, pats, stap, taps

Amis

Etymology

From Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

spat

  1. four

Danish

Etymology

From Middle Low German spat. Compare German Spat and Swedish spatt.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spat/, [sb̥ad̥]

Noun

spat c (singular definite spatten, not used in plural form)

  1. spavin (disease of horses characterized by a bony swelling developed on the hock as the result of inflammation of the bones)
  2. få spat – get annoyed or angry

Derived terms

  • spattet

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spɑt/
  • Hyphenation: spat
  • Rhymes: -ɑt

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch spat.

Noun

spat m (plural spatten)

  1. (obsolete) blowgun
    Synonyms: blaaspijp, blaasroer

Etymology 2

From spatten.

Noun

spat m (plural spatten, diminutive spatje n)

  1. spot, speckle, stain
Derived terms
  • bloedspat

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

spat

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of spatten
  2. imperative of spatten

Anagrams

  • past, stap, taps

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [spat]

Verb

spat

  1. supine of spaś

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

spat

  1. Short form of spavati: "Cili Trogir ide spat" = "Cijeli Trogir ide spati" = "The whole City of Trogir goes to sleep"

Taroko

Etymology

From Proto-Atayalic *səpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

spat

  1. four

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SPASTICITY, a state of spasm.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)