in spate

Definition of in spate

chiefly British, of a river, stream, etc.

  1. :  very full :  filled with water flowing very fast The river was in spate due to heavy rains.

Word by Word Definitions

spateplay
  1. :  freshet, flood

    :  a large number or amount

    :  a sudden or strong outburst :  rush


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