spew

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spew

 (spyo͞o)
v. spewed, spew·ing, spews
v.tr.
1. To send out or force out in large amounts: a volcano that spewed molten lava; spewed invective at his opponent.
2. To vomit or otherwise cast out (matter) through the mouth.
v.intr.
1. To flow or gush forth: Water was spewing from the hydrant.
2. To vomit.
n.
Something spewed.

[Middle English spewen, from Old English spīwan.]

spew′er n.

spew

(spjuː)
vb
1. (Physiology) to eject (the contents of the stomach) involuntarily through the mouth; vomit
2. (Physiology) to spit (spittle, phlegm, etc) out of the mouth
3. (usually foll by out) to send or be sent out in a stream: flames spewed out.
n
something ejected from the mouth
Also (archaic): spue
[Old English spīwan; related to Old Norse spӯja, Gothic speiwan, Old High German spīwan, Latin spuere, Lithuanian spiauti]
ˈspewer n

spew

(spyu)

v.i.
1. to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
2. to gush or pour out.
v.t.
3. to eject from the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
4. to pour out or hurl forth violently.
n.
5. something that is spewed; vomit.
Sometimes, spue.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English spīwan, c. Old Frisian spīwa, Old Saxon, Old High German spīwan, Old Norse spȳja, Gothic speiwan]
spew′er, n.

spew

- First meant "vomit."
See also related terms for vomit.

spew


Past participle: spewed
Gerund: spewing

Imperative
spew
spew
Present
I spew
you spew
he/she/it spews
we spew
you spew
they spew
Preterite
I spewed
you spewed
he/she/it spewed
we spewed
you spewed
they spewed
Present Continuous
I am spewing
you are spewing
he/she/it is spewing
we are spewing
you are spewing
they are spewing
Present Perfect
I have spewed
you have spewed
he/she/it has spewed
we have spewed
you have spewed
they have spewed
Past Continuous
I was spewing
you were spewing
he/she/it was spewing
we were spewing
you were spewing
they were spewing
Past Perfect
I had spewed
you had spewed
he/she/it had spewed
we had spewed
you had spewed
they had spewed
Future
I will spew
you will spew
he/she/it will spew
we will spew
you will spew
they will spew
Future Perfect
I will have spewed
you will have spewed
he/she/it will have spewed
we will have spewed
you will have spewed
they will have spewed
Future Continuous
I will be spewing
you will be spewing
he/she/it will be spewing
we will be spewing
you will be spewing
they will be spewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spewing
you have been spewing
he/she/it has been spewing
we have been spewing
you have been spewing
they have been spewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spewing
you will have been spewing
he/she/it will have been spewing
we will have been spewing
you will have been spewing
they will have been spewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spewing
you had been spewing
he/she/it had been spewing
we had been spewing
you had been spewing
they had been spewing
Conditional
I would spew
you would spew
he/she/it would spew
we would spew
you would spew
they would spew
Past Conditional
I would have spewed
you would have spewed
he/she/it would have spewed
we would have spewed
you would have spewed
they would have spewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spew - expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit up, spit out - discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
2.spew - eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
3.spew - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthspew - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

spew

verb
1. shed, discharge, send out, issue, throw out, eject, diffuse, emanate, exude, cast out An oil tanker spewed its cargo into the sea.
2. vomit, throw up (informal), puke (slang), chuck (Austral. & N.Z. informal), spit out, regurgitate, disgorge, barf (U.S. slang), chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.), belch forth, upchuck (U.S. slang), do a technicolour yawn (slang), toss your cookies (U.S. slang) Let's get out of his way before he starts spewing.

spew

verb
To send forth (confined matter) violently:
Geology: extravasate.
Translations

spew

[spjuː]
A. VT (also spew up) → vomitar (fig) → arrojar, vomitar
B. VIvomitar
it makes me want to spew (fig) → me da asco

spew

[ˈspjuː]
vt
[+ smoke, oil, flames, gas, lava] → cracher
vi
(= belch out) [smoke, lava]
Dense smoke spewed from the factories → Les usines crachaient une épaisse fumée.
(= vomit) → dégueuler
spew out
vt sep [+ smoke, oil, flames, gas, lava] → cracher
spew up
vt sep [+ dinner, food] → dégueuler
vi (= vomit) → dégueuler

spew

vi
(inf: = vomit) → brechen, spucken; it makes me spew (fig)es kotzt mich an (sl)
(= flow: also spew forth (form) or out) → sich ergießen (geh); (esp liquid)hervorsprudeln
vt
(also spew up) (inf: = vomit) → erbrechen, ausspucken; bloodspucken, speien
(fig: also spew out) flamesspucken, speien; lavaauswerfen, spucken; waste water etcablassen; the popular press spews (out) liesdie Boulevardpresse überschüttet ihre Leser mit Lügen

spew

[spjuː]
1. vt (also spew out) (smoke, pollution) → emettere, vomitare
2. vi
a. (subj, smoke, pollution) → fuoriuscire
b. (also to spew up) (fam) (vomit) → rigettare
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Once Edmunds touched the girdle to Marwood's devils, they started trying to push out through his eyes, his ears, and then through "a strange vomite as though he would have spued out his very entrails and guts" (296).
These and such like positions are spued out by this hel-homed somefimm agaurist true religion, otherwhiles against the religion and Church of Romp, sometimes also to taxing the religion of the heathen, of falsehoode, and coosinage: so that in trueth hee woulde Noire all religion to be of like accompt with his disciples, except it be so farre foorth as the pretence and shewe of religion may serue to set forward and effect their wicked pollicies.