Definition of "spilled" []

  • To fall or cause to fall from or as from a container, esp unintentionally (verb)
  • To disgorge (contents, occupants, etc) or (of contents, occupants, etc) to be disgorged (verb)
  • To shed (blood) (verb)
  • To disclose something confidential (verb)
  • To let (wind) escape from a sail or (of the wind) to escape from a sail (verb)
  • A fall or tumble (noun)
  • A spilling of liquid, etc, or the amount spilt (noun)
  • The declaring of several political jobs vacant when one higher up becomes so (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of spill. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spilled" in a sentence
  • "And when he lay on the cot in his room, gripped with exhaustion, her name spilled from his lips: Naima, Naima, Naima."
  • "Dark, tiny, crusted with graffiti, anointed in spilled beer and populated by a perfect complement of voluble, volatile and brooding customers, Mars Bar carries the "dive bar" torch simply by refusing to die."
  • "A judge dismissed government demands that the head of the plant, Zoltan Bakonyi, be charged with negligence after some 800,000 cubic meters toxic mud spilled from the factory's reservoir, devastating several villages and towns."