Spit has 2 meanings
1. What does spit mean?

To freestyle rap

Spit is a term for when a person freestyle raps. This type of raping features improvised lyrics that come from the rapper without any preparation.

Spitting became popular in the 1970s when hip hop was birthed out of MCs dissing each other to the tune of musical beats. The 2002 film "8 Mile" starring Eminem features several freestyle rap scenes where rappers battle each other with their "spit."


The mic is open for anyone who wants to spit a rhyme

Sick spit during a rap battle

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Updated November 25, 2016
2. What does spit mean when dating?

To flirt

"When your parents made you, they were really just showing off." This is just one example of how a person may "spit," or flirt with a person.

For example, when your friend is flirting with a shawty at the club, he's "spittin'" (or "spittin' game"). Or, when a person slides into someone's DMs, they are spitting to get intimate.

There are many slang terms that describe people's attempts to flirt with others. Some examples include mack, cupcaking, and tuning (when doing it subtly).


There goes Charlie spitting his game on the foxes at the bar
You gotta admire his perseverance. He has a pretty high strikeout rate

Will spittin' with the ladies

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Updated October 13, 2023

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