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spout

noun

1 spout

An opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain.

Roget 350: conduit, channel, duct, watercourse, race; head race, tail race; abito, aboideau, aboiteau [Fr.], bito; acequia, acequiador, acequiamadre; ... show more

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

Roget 295: egress, exit, issue; emersion, emergence; outbreak, outburst; eruption, proruption; emanation; egression; evacuation; exudation, transudation; ... show more

Dutch: schenkrand, schenktuit, spruit, tuit



verb

1 spout

Gush forth in a sudden stream or jet.

synonyms: gush, spirt, spurt.

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Roget 295: emerge, emanate, issue; egress; go out of, come out of, move out of, pass out of, pour out of, flow out of; pass out of, evacuate.    exude, transude; ... show more

Roget 771: give security, give bail, give substantial bail; go bail; pawn, impawn, spout, mortgage, hypothecate, impignorate.    guarantee, warrant, warrantee, assure; ... show more

2 spout

Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner.

synonyms: jabber, mouth off, rabbit on, rant, rave.

Roget 582: speak of; say, utter, pronounce, deliver, give utterance to; utter forth, pour forth; breathe, let fall, come out with; rap out, blurt out have on one's lips; have at the end of one's tongue, ... show more

Roget 599: act, play, perform; put on the stage; personate etc. 554; mimic etc. (imitate) 19; enact; play a part, act a part, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: anabasis, ascension, ascent, avenue, babble, beak, belch, blab, blabber, blather, blether, blow open, blow out, blowhole, blowout, bond, bottomry, brash, break out, burst forth ... show more.

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