spit-up

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Noun[edit]

spit-up (countable and uncountable, plural spit-ups)

  1. (informal) Digestive fluids and other stomach contents which are regurgitated or vomited, especially by a child.
    • 2000, Sharon Cotliar, "Mothers of Invention," Time, 20 Mar.,
      Dana Lowey Luttway anointed her son Daniel Henri "the king of spit-up" but was inspired by his daily rejections to create her first invention: the ParentSmock, a cotton bib made for parents.

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