Derived from the Southern vernacular, "Spirit and image". Meant as a compliment directed at the child of someone deceased.
He is the Spitting image, or more commonly, spittin image of his deceased father.
Refers to objects that are highly alike, if not identical
Mary is the spitting image of her mother when she was young.
Spitting Images is a pop/rock quartet from Atlanta, GA consisting of Josh Ingram (Vocals, Bass, Piano), Robeen Dey (Vocals, Guitar), Alex Lafley (Guitar) and Pat Felder (Drums). The foursome melds piano driven hooks with crafty guitarmanship to create a sound which critics have called lush and refreshing. They recently released a 5-song EP entitled Lost On The Run.
"Spitting Images meshes rock, pop, personality."