The statue's mouth spouted water.
An example of spout is to use a hose to water the garden.
An example of spout is the projection on a teapot that allows the tea to pour.
An example of spout is a water pipe on the side of a house.
Spouted statistics to prove his point.
The spout of a teapot.
The whale spouted.
Water spouted from the faucet.
Whales spouting offshore.
Spouted on about how well-made the building was.
- In difficulty.
- to spout words in a way that is hasty, irresponsible, etc.
- bankrupt; ruined
Other Word Forms
Origin of spout
- Middle English spouten ultimately of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Compare Swedish spruta a squirt, a syringe.