pour out one's heart/soul

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pour out one's heart/soul

: to speak very freely to someone about one's private and most deeply felt emotions
  • He'll pour out his heart/soul to anyone who will listen.

Word by Word Definitions

pour play
  1. : to cause to flow in a stream

  2. : to dispense from a container

  3. : to supply or produce freely or copiously

  1. : the action of pouring : stream

  2. : an instance of pouring or an amount poured

  3. : a heavy fall of rain : downpour

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

heart play
  1. : a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

  2. : a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

  3. : breast, bosom

  1. : love:2

  2. : hearten

  3. : to fix in the heart

soul play
  1. : the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

  2. : the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

  3. : god

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

  2. : designed for or controlled by blacks


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