spill out

phrasal verb

Definition of spill out

: to fall, flow, or run over the edge of a container or to cause or allow (something) to fall, flow, or run over the edge of a container The bag ripped open and the flour spilled out onto the floor. The bag ripped open and spilled out its contents all over the floor. She spilled the contents of her purse out on the table. sometimes used figuratively All his thoughts suddenly came spilling out.He spilled his thoughts out to her.

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