Definition of spill
- spill a secret
- a horse spilled him
- water spilling over the dam
- crowds spilled into the streets
I accidentally spilled coffee all over my new suit.
Clean up the flour you spilled on the floor.
a puddle of spilled water
Water spilled over the dam.
She opened the door and light spilled into the room.
an interviewer who gets celebrities to spill their secrets
Come on, spill it. Who gave you the money?
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
bring to light, go public (with), let the cat out of the bag (about), spill the beans (about);
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to cause or allow (something) to fall, flow, or run over the edge of a container usually in an accidental way
: to fall or flow over the edge of a container
: to move or spread out into a wider place or area
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