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spout

 (spout)
v. spout·ed, spout·ing, spouts
v.intr.
1. To gush forth in a rapid stream or in spurts: Water spouted from the faucet.
2. To discharge a liquid or other substance continuously or in spurts: whales spouting offshore.
3. To speak in a wordy, dull, or pompous manner: spouted on about how well-made the building was.
v.tr.
1. To discharge (a flowing or spurting liquid); release: The statue's mouth spouted water.
2. To utter in a wordy, dull, or pompous manner: spouted statistics to prove his point.
3. Chiefly British To pawn.
n.
1. A tube, lip, or hole through which liquid is released or discharged: the spout of a teapot.
2. A continuous stream of liquid.
3. The burst of spray from the blowhole of a whale.
4. Chiefly British A pawnshop.
Idiom:
up the spout Chiefly British Slang
1. Pawned.
2. In difficulty.
3. Pregnant.

[Middle English spouten, ultimately of imitative origin.]

spout′er n.

spout

(spaʊt)
vb
1. to discharge (a liquid) in a continuous jet or in spurts, esp through a narrow gap or under pressure, or (of a liquid) to gush thus
2. (Zoology) (of a whale, etc) to discharge air through the blowhole, so that it forms a spray at the surface of the water
3. informal to utter (a stream of words) on a subject, often at length
n
4. a tube, pipe, chute, etc, allowing the passage or pouring of liquids, grain, etc
5. a continuous stream or jet of liquid
6. (Physical Geography) short for waterspout
7. up the spout slang
a. ruined or lost: any hope of rescue is right up the spout.
b. pregnant
[C14: perhaps from Middle Dutch spouten, from Old Norse spyta to spit]
ˈspouter n

spout

(spaʊt)

v.t.
1. to discharge in a stream or jet: volcanoes spouting ash and lava.
2. to state or declaim volubly or in a pompous manner: spouting theories on foreign policy.
v.i.
3. to issue in a jet or continuous stream.
4. to issue forth with force, as liquid through a narrow orifice.
5. to speak volubly or pompously.
n.
6. a pipe, tube, or liplike projection through or by which a liquid is discharged, poured, or conveyed.
7. a trough or shoot for discharging or conveying grain, flour, etc.
9. a continuous stream of material discharged from or as if from a pipe.
10. a spring of water.
11. Archaic. pawnshop.
[1300–50; (v.) Middle English, akin to Dutch spuiten, Old Norse spȳta to spit1; (n.) Middle English spowt(e) pipe, akin to the n.]
spout′er, n.

spout


Past participle: spouted
Gerund: spouting

Imperative
spout
spout
Present
I spout
you spout
he/she/it spouts
we spout
you spout
they spout
Preterite
I spouted
you spouted
he/she/it spouted
we spouted
you spouted
they spouted
Present Continuous
I am spouting
you are spouting
he/she/it is spouting
we are spouting
you are spouting
they are spouting
Present Perfect
I have spouted
you have spouted
he/she/it has spouted
we have spouted
you have spouted
they have spouted
Past Continuous
I was spouting
you were spouting
he/she/it was spouting
we were spouting
you were spouting
they were spouting
Past Perfect
I had spouted
you had spouted
he/she/it had spouted
we had spouted
you had spouted
they had spouted
Future
I will spout
you will spout
he/she/it will spout
we will spout
you will spout
they will spout
Future Perfect
I will have spouted
you will have spouted
he/she/it will have spouted
we will have spouted
you will have spouted
they will have spouted
Future Continuous
I will be spouting
you will be spouting
he/she/it will be spouting
we will be spouting
you will be spouting
they will be spouting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spouting
you have been spouting
he/she/it has been spouting
we have been spouting
you have been spouting
they have been spouting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spouting
you will have been spouting
he/she/it will have been spouting
we will have been spouting
you will have been spouting
they will have been spouting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spouting
you had been spouting
he/she/it had been spouting
we had been spouting
you had been spouting
they had been spouting
Conditional
I would spout
you would spout
he/she/it would spout
we would spout
you would spout
they would spout
Past Conditional
I would have spouted
you would have spouted
he/she/it would have spouted
we would have spouted
you would have spouted
they would have spouted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grainspout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
gargoyle - a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
nozzle, nose - a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
watering can, watering pot - a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants
Verb1.spout - gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
pump - flow intermittently
blow - spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"
whoosh - gush or squirt out; "Oil whooshed up when the drill hit the well"
pour - flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor"
2.spout - talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

spout

verb
1. stream, shoot, gush, spurt, jet, spray, surge, discharge, erupt, emit, squirt In a storm, water spouts out of the blowhole just like a whale.
2. (Informal) hold forth, talk, rant, go on (informal), rabbit (on) (Brit. informal), ramble (on), pontificate, declaim, spiel (informal), expatiate, orate, speechify She would go red in the face and start to spout.
noun
1. jet, fountain, gush, outpouring, geyser Experts later blew it up - sending a spout of water soaring 30ft into the sky.
2. nozzle, lip, rose a pot with a broken spout

spout

verb
To eject or be ejected in a sudden thin, swift stream:
noun
A sudden swift stream of ejected liquid:
Translations
إنْبِثاق، تَدَفُّقميزاب، بُلْبُلَة الأبْريقيقول بصورةٍ دراماتيكِيَّه، يَرْتَجِليَنْبَجِس، يَنْطَلِق، يَنْفَجِر من
hubiceproudrecitovatstříkat
deklamerestråletud
elszavalvízsugár
buna/romsa út úr sér; òrumaspúa, sprautastúturvatnssúla
čiurkšlėčiurkšti
deklamētizšļāktizšļāktiesšļāktšļākties
pyštek
dulec
ağızfışkır makfışkıran sıvınutuk çeker gibi konuşmakuç emzik

spout

[spaʊt]
A. N [of jar] → pico m; [of teapot etc] → pitón m, pitorro m; [of guttering] → canalón m; (= jet of water) → surtidor m, chorro m
to be up the spout (Brit) [person] (= in a jam) → estar en un apuro; (= pregnant) → estar en estado
my holiday's up the spoutmis vacaciones se han ido al garete
B. VT
1. [+ water] → arrojar en chorro
2. [+ poetry etc] → declamar
C. VI
1. [water] → brotar, salir en chorros
2. (= declaim) → hablar incansablemente

spout

[ˈspaʊt]
n
[jug, teapot] → bec m
to be up the spout (British) (= be ruined) [plans, scheme] → être fichu(e) (= be pregnant) → être en cloque
(= stream of liquid) → jet m
vi
(= spurt) [blood, water, flames] → jaillir
[whale] → souffler de la vapeur d'eau par ses évents
(= hold forth) (also spout off) → pérorer
to spout about sth → pérorer sur qch
vt
(= spurt) [+ blood, water] → faire jaillir
(= come out with) [+ nonsense, poetry, insults] → débiter

spout

n
Ausguss m, → Tülle f; (on teapot, cup) → Schnabel m, → Ausguss m; (on gargoyle, guttering) → Speirohr nt; (on pump, tap) → Ausflussrohr nt; (on pipe) → Ausfluss m; (on watering can) → Rohr nt; up the spout (Brit inf: plans, building, schedule etc) → im Eimer (inf); she’s up the spout (Brit inf: = pregnant) → sie hat ’nen dicken Bauch (inf)
(of whale: also spout-hole) → Spritzloch nt, → Atemloch nt
(= jet of water etc)Fontäne f; (Met: = water spout) → Wasserhose f
vt
(= gush, fountain etc) → (heraus)spritzen; (whale) → ausstoßen, spritzen; (volcano, gargoyle) → speien
(inf: = declaim) poetry, speechesvom Stapel lassen (inf), → loslassen (at sb auf jdn) (inf); wordshervorsprudeln; figuresherunterrasseln (inf); nonsensevon sich geben
vi
(water, fountain etc, whale)spritzen (from aus); (gargoyle)speien; to spout out (of something)(aus etw) hervorspritzen; (lava)(aus etw) ausgespien werden; to spout up (from something)(aus etw) hochspritzen or herausschießen
(fig inf: = declaim) → palavern (inf), → salbadern (pej); to spout (forth) about somethingüber etw (acc)salbadern

spout

[spaʊt]
1. n (of teapot) → becco, beccuccio; (of guttering) → scarico; (for tap) → cannella; (column of water) → getto, zampillo
those figures are completely up the spout (fam) → quei dati sono completamente sballati
2. vt (water) → gettare; (lava) → eruttare; (smoke) → emettere (fam, pej) (poetry) → declamare
3. vi (liquid) → zampillare

spout

(spaut) verb
1. to throw out or be thrown out in a jet. Water spouted from the hole in the tank.
2. to talk or say (something) loudly and dramatically. He started to spout poetry, of all things!
noun
1. the part of a kettle, teapot, jug, water-pipe etc through which the liquid it contains is poured out.
2. a jet or strong flow (of water etc).
References in classic literature ?
Let us scrape the ice from our frosted feet, and see what sort of a place this Spouter may be.
And, as in any big city, he finds all sorts here: sympathetic friends, trustworthy advisors and world-class doctors, as well as spouters of misinformation, screaming matches, scammers and a variety of creeps.
The first thing to ask is 'What is architectural about re-flagging a square and putting in trees and water spouters and a dribbler?