spit up

Definitions of spit up

v discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit out
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exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
ptyalise, ptyalize, spew, spit, spue
expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
spit out, splutter, sputter
spit up in an explosive manner
hack, whoop
cough spasmodically
clear the throat, hawk
clear mucus or food from one's throat
Type of:
discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release
eliminate (a substance)

v give reluctantly

cough up, pony up
Type of:
transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

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