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Definition of "spout" [spout]

  • To gush forth in a rapid stream or in spurts. (verb-intransitive)
  • To discharge a liquid or other substance continuously or in spurts. (verb-intransitive)
  • Informal To speak volubly and tediously. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to flow or spurt out. (verb-transitive)
  • To utter volubly and tediously. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spout" in a sentence
  • "I mean, pretty much everything they spout is a lie, but they usually try to cover it a little better than this."
  • "The water was gushing like a waterfall during spring melt runoff, out of the spout from the roof."
  • "Let Griffin spout his bile on Question Time, or wherever."