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spillage

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noun spill·age \ˈspi-lij\

Simple Definition of spillage

  • : an occurrence in which something is spilled accidentally

Full Definition of spillage

  1. 1 :  the act or process of spilling

  2. 2 :  the quantity that spills :  material lost or scattered by spilling

Examples of spillage

  1. The design of this travel mug helps prevent spillage.



1924

First Known Use of spillage

1924

Rhymes with spillage


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