‘It’s spitting’

When you say it’s spitting, what you mean is that it is raining very lightly.

Examples: We managed to complete our game because it was only spitting. * When it started spitting just before the women’s singles final, the organisers became somewhat worried.

Source: ‘Know Your English’ ( The Hindu) – July 17, 2006

 

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