spill out

phrasal verb
spilled out also spilt out; spilling out; spills out

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 figurativelyAll his thoughts suddenly came spilling out.He spilled his thoughts out to her.

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“Spill out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spill%20out. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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