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spout

noun

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1 a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof
  • during the winter, runoff from the spout tends to freeze over and form a dangerous patch of ice on the walkway

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2 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening
  • kids cooling off under the spout of water from an opened fire hydrant

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spout

verb

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1 to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • water spouting from the hose

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2 to talk loudly and wildly
  • a self-important loudmouth who is always spouting about the mess that politicians have made of everything

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3 to violently throw out or off (something from within)
  • the drain suddenly spouted water and debris

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The first known use of spout was in the 14th century

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“Spout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spout. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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