Definition of Spat


  • a young oyster or other bivalve
  • a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
  • a quarrel about petty points


  • clap one's hands together
    "The children were clapping to the music"
  • spawn
    "oysters spat"
  • engage in a brief and petty quarrel
  • clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  • strike with a sound like that of falling rain
    "Bullets were spatting the leaves"
  • become permanently attached
    "mollusks or oysters spat"
  • come down like raindrops
    "Bullets were spatting down on us"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Spat

  • Scrabble® score of the spat (6)
  • Word Chums® score of the spat (7)
  • Words With Friends® score of the spat (7)

Unscramble spat

22 unscramble word found using the letters spat.

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