outpouring

[ out-pawr-ing, -pohr- ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpɔr ɪŋ, -ˌpoʊr- /

noun

something that pours out or is poured out; an outflow, overflow, or effusion: an outpouring of sympathy from her friends.

Origin of outpouring

1750–60; out- + pouring

Definition for outpouring (2 of 2)

outpour

[ noun out-pawr, -pohr; verb out-pawr, -pohr ]
/ noun ˈaʊtˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr; verb ˌaʊtˈpɔr, -ˈpoʊr /

noun


verb (used with object)

to pour out.

Origin of outpour

First recorded in 1665–75; out- + pour
Related formsout·pour·er, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for outpouring

British Dictionary definitions for outpouring (1 of 2)

outpouring

/ (ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ) /

noun

a passionate or exaggerated outburst; effusion

British Dictionary definitions for outpouring (2 of 2)

outpour

noun (ˈaʊtˌpɔː)

the act of flowing or pouring out
something that pours out

verb (ˌaʊtˈpɔː)

to pour or cause to pour out freely or rapidly
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012