Spiked vs Spited - What's the difference?

spiked | spited |

As verbs the difference between spiked and spited

is that spiked is (spike) while spited is (spite).

As an adjective spiked

is (of a beverage) containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake.




(en adjective)
  • (of a beverage) Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake.
  • The large punch bowl has the special spiked punch, the small punch bowl is for the kids.
  • Having spikes.
  • Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum.
  • Synonyms

    * (having spikes): peaked, spiky

    Derived terms

    * spiked sample * spiked value


  • (spike)
  • spited



  • (spite)

  • spite


    Etymology 1

    From a shortening of (etyl) despit, from (etyl) despit (whence despite). Compare also Dutch spijt.


  • Ill will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; a desire to vex or injure; petty malice; grudge; rancor.
  • He was so filled with spite for his ex-wife, he could not hold down a job.
    They did it just for spite .
  • * Shakespeare
  • This is the deadly spite that angers.
  • (obsolete) Vexation; chagrin; mortification.
  • "The time is out of joint: O cursed spite." Shakespeare, Hamlet


  • To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.
  • She soon married again, to spite her ex-husband.
  • (obsolete) To be angry at; to hate.
  • The Danes, then pagans, spited places of religion. — Fuller.
  • To fill with spite; to offend; to vex.
  • Darius, spited at the Magi, endeavoured to abolish not only their learning, but their language. — Sir. W. Temple.

    See also

    * malignant * malicious

    Etymology 2


    (English prepositions)
  • Notwithstanding; despite.
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