boil over

verb
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of boil over

intransitive verb
1 : to overflow while boiling
2 : to become so incensed as to lose one's temper

boilover

play \ˈbȯi(-ə)l-ˌō-vər\ noun

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First Known Use of boil over

15th century


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