- n. 小争吵；轻打声；<口> 轻拍
- n. 鞋罩
- n. 贝卵；蚝卵；蚝仔
- v. 轻轻拍打；发生小争吵
a quarrel about petty points
a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
a young oyster or other bivalve
come down like raindrops;
"Bullets were spatting down on us"
become permanently attached;
"mollusks or oysters spat"
strike with a sound like that of falling rain;
"Bullets were spatting the leaves"
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
engage in a brief and petty quarrel
clap one's hands together;
"The children were clapping to the music"
- Her parents always have spats.
- There is only a spat between the brother and sister.
- He took one sip of the wine and spat it out.
- She spat at his face in contempt.
He was mobilizing support for Israel in its latest spat with the U.S.出自：Times
We spotted Tony and his wife embroiled in a bitter spat.出自：Arizona Daily Star
Frogs..plopped and spatted among reed-filled pools.出自： C. Thubron