Examples of spigot in a Sentence
the spigot on a beer keg
Hook the hose up to the spigot behind the house.
Recent Examples of spigot from the Web
Europe’s economy has been improving, and investors are waiting to hear if Draghi will give any hint about when his central bank may turn the spigot on its stimulus.
Photographer and writer Johnny Silvercloud answers his own question by positing that after the passage of civil rights legislation, those old racists simply went silent, turning off the public spigot of their anger and indignation.
But that spigot, while promising, is also very new.
In 1974, Congress declared that any state that didn’t set its speed limit to 55 mph would see the money spigot turned off.
The president could turn off the spigot by dropping an appeal of a federal lawsuit filed by the House of Representatives over the payments’ legality.
The president could turn off the spigot by dropping an appeal of a federal lawsuit filed by the House over the payments' legality.
State universities received a fraction of their typical state funding before the spigot was shut off in 2017 — spurring campus shutdowns, layoffs, program cuts, maintenance failures and construction delays along the way.
Grab a small brush (like a straw cleaner), dip it in vinegar, and clean the inside and outside of the water spigot.
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Origin and Etymology of spigot
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SPIGOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spigot for English Language Learners
: a device that controls the flow of liquid from a large container
; especially : an outdoor faucet
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