Definition of 'spout'
Example sentences containing 'spout'
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What another spout of hot air that is. The Sun (2009)You can watch whales twist and spout right in front of this cool white hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It turned out to be a whale spouting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We want it spouting like a teapot! Times, Sunday Times (2006)The teapot spout was completely stopped up by tea leaves and no tea could come out of it. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)Nor is it at all prudent for the hunter to be over curious touching the precise nature of the whale spout. Moby Dick (1901)Today they are just spouting lines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Top rust protection, a gentle spray and nice long spout. The Sun (2012)What she is spouting is rabid nonsense, and morally repugnant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We've come a long way since it was acceptable to spout such nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This won't stop ministers spouting nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Except that running a country is properly busy and spouting nonsense to 150,000 ageing listeners is not. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Any chance the Government might find him a job to help take his mind off spouting bile? The Sun (2012)To the north they could see icebergs, and to the south the spouting of whales. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)They are spouting utter nonsense. The Sun (2015)Perhaps there should be another: Thou shalt not spout nonsense. The Sun (2009)As we chatted, it was refreshing to hear a player taking a bit of an interest in education rather than just spouting the usual clichés. The Sun (2013)But no one will be laughing if they end up sitting in the House of Commons spouting their nonsense. The Sun (2013)All this is despite government spouting forth about the importance of social integration as Britain's population continues to rise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And as for this whale spout, you might almost stand in it, and yet be undecided as to what it is precisely. Moby Dick (1901)
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Used Occasionally. spout is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'spout'
British English: spout VERB
If something spouts liquid or fire, or if liquid or fire spout out of something, it comes out very quickly with a lot of force.
He replaced the boiler when the last one began to spout flames.
British English: spout NOUN
A spout of liquid is a long stream of it which is coming out of something very forcefully.
She lifted the kettle a little and tilted its spout over the tea-pot.
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