What does spout mean?

Definitions for spout
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spoutverb

    an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain

  2. spurt, spirt, gush, spoutverb

    gush forth in a sudden stream or jet

    "water gushed forth"

  3. rant, mouth off, jabber, spout, rabbit on, raveverb

    talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner

Wiktionary

  1. spoutnoun

    a tube or lip through which liquid is poured or discharged

    I dropped my china teapot, and its spout has broken.

    Etymology: Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.

  2. spoutnoun

    a stream of liquid

    Etymology: Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.

  3. spoutnoun

    the mixture of air and water thrown up from the blowhole of a whale

    Etymology: Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.

  4. spoutverb

    to gush forth in a stream

    Etymology: Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.

  5. spoutverb

    to speak tediously

    Etymology: Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spoutverb

    to throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant spouts water from his trunk

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  2. Spoutverb

    to utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or pompous manner

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  3. Spoutverb

    to pawn; to pledge; as, spout a watch

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  4. Spoutverb

    to issue with with violence, or in a jet, as a liquid through a narrow orifice, or from a spout; as, water spouts from a hole; blood spouts from an artery

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  5. Spoutverb

    to eject water or liquid in a jet

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  6. Spoutverb

    to utter a speech, especially in a pompous manner

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  7. Spoutverb

    that through which anything spouts; a discharging lip, pipe, or orifice; a tube, pipe, or conductor of any kind through which a liquid is poured, or by which it is conveyed in a stream from one place to another; as, the spout of a teapot; a spout for conducting water from the roof of a building

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  8. Spoutverb

    a trough for conducting grain, flour, etc., into a receptacle

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

  9. Spoutverb

    a discharge or jet of water or other liquid, esp. when rising in a column; also, a waterspout

    Etymology: [Cf. Sw. sputa, spruta, to spout, D. spuit a spout, spuiten to spout, and E. spurt, sprit, v., sprout, sputter; or perhaps akin to E. spit to eject from the mouth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spout

    spowt, v.t. to throw out, as from a pipe: to utter volubly: to pawn, pledge.—v.i. to issue with violence, as from a pipe: to speak volubly, to speechify.—n. the projecting mouth of a vessel from which a stream issues: a pipe for conducting a liquid: a term applied to the blowing or breathing of whales and other cetaceans.—ns. Spout′er, one who, or that which, spouts: a speechifier: a South Sea whale, a skilful whaler; Spout′-hole, an orifice for discharging a liquid, a whale's spiracle.—adj. Spout′less, wanting a spout. [Skeat explains that spout, like speak, has lost an r, thus standing for sprout, the r being preserved in spurt, with nearly the same sense as spout. Sw. sputa for spruta, to squirt; Dut. spuiten.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. spout

    A term applied to the blowing or breathing of whales and other cetaceans. The expired air, highly charged with moisture from the lungs, has frequently been mistaken for a stream of water. (See also WATER-SPOUT.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spout in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of spout in a Sentence

  1. Spider-Man:

    Green Goblin The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the Goblin and took the spider out.

  2. Raphael Warnock:

    Instead of trafficking in division and proudly standing alongside those that spout dangerous rhetoric like Marjorie Taylor Greene, Kelly Loeffler're focused on being a voice for all Georgians.

  3. Rich Hall, "Sniglets":

    Lactomangulation, n.: Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    Now, anyone can spout conservative rhetoric. We can sit around and have academic debates about conservative policy, but the question is, when the Klieg lights get hot, when the left comes after you : Will you stay strong or will you fold ?

  5. Curt Levey of the Committee:

    It might have been enough before today for presidential candidates to spout the usual things about appointing someone who interprets rather than writes the law. I think you’ll have to say more now, each candidate will have to do something to show the base how they will avoid appointing another Roberts.

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  • صنبورArabic
  • raig, brollador, brocCatalan, Valencian
  • speien, spritzen, TülleGerman
  • στόμιοGreek
  • pico, chorrear, chorroSpanish
  • suihku, syöstä, paasata, nokka, kaatonokka, vesisuihku, jaaritella, vesipatsas, suihkuttaaFinnish
  • siphon, bec verseur, jaillirFrench
  • spúaIcelandic
  • getto, sgorgare, beccuccio, zampillareItalian
  • 噴き出す, 噴く, 噴出口, 噴射Japanese
  • 주둥이Korean
  • canālisLatin
  • kōrere, pupuhaMāori
  • dzióbek, rozwodzić się, wylew, lać sięPolish
  • bicaPortuguese
  • ch'iwkachiy, pukyuyQuechua
  • фонта́н, но́сик, пото́к, струи́ться, бры́згать, разглаго́льствовать, [[выбра́сывать]] [[струя, [[вы́бросить]] [[струя, струя́, го́рлышко, хлы́нуть, [[бить]] [[струя, [[заби́ть]] [[струяRussian
  • pip, hällpipSwedish
  • พวยThai
  • emzikTurkish
  • Vòi phunVietnamese
  • 喷口Chinese

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    a small contrasting part of something
    • A. allogamy
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