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[noun out-pawr, -pohr; verb out-pawr, -pohr]
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  1. outpouring.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to pour out.
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Origin of outpour

First recorded in 1665–75; out- + pour
Related formsout·pour·er, noun
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Related Words for outpour

deluge, efflux, flood, flurry, gush, outflow, outpouring, run, rush, string, succession, torrent, wave

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Historical Examples of outpour

  • Tears had come to Angelique, yet she continued to outpour her heart.

    The Dream

    Emile Zola

  • Caruthers bowed his head under the outpour of this compliment.

    Old Ebenezer

    Opie Read

  • She wanted to outpour psalms of gratitude, and also she wanted to curse.

  • She sobbed on desperately; then the outpour lessened, and she became quieter.

  • But the Raven, sitting lonely on that placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour.

British Dictionary definitions for outpour


noun (ˈaʊtˌpɔː)
  1. the act of flowing or pouring out
  2. something that pours out
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verb (ˌaʊtˈpɔː)
  1. to pour or cause to pour out freely or rapidly
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