Idioms about spout
- in a desperate situation; beyond help: His financial affairs are up the spout.
Origin of spout
synonym study for spout
OTHER WORDS FROM spoutspouter, nounspoutless, adjectivespoutlike, adjective
Words nearby spout
How to use spout in a sentence
Electric milk frothers come in pitcher-like designs with a spout and handle, as well as single-piece designs the size of a food processor.
The third option, a gravity-fed water fountain, features a large water container with a filter in the spout that feeds water into a basin via a valve.Best pet water fountains: Never refill a bowl again|Florie Korani|July 7, 2021|Popular-Science
These adjustments came after the tongue missed unseen or distant droplets, or when the spout was unexpectedly retracted a millimeter or more.Mammal brains may use the same circuits to control tongues and limbs|Charles Q. Choi|May 19, 2021|Science News
Jerry cans can be carried either standing up vertically, or on their back, so long as the angled fuel spout remains on top, and this holder allows for either orientation.
After 15 or 20 minutes of compression — this is the thrilling part — you empty the excess water from a spout at the top of the box.Anyone Who Cooks Tofu Should Invest in a Tofu Press|Emma Alpern|March 12, 2021|Eater
Meaning, Williams has basically previously displayed his willingness to spout government propaganda in exchange for cash.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew|Olivia Nuzzi|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Displayed proudly on the bar top is a beautifully crafted, four-spout absinthe fountain filled with slowly melting ice.
The spout was almost universally believed to be a sign of the apocalypse.
If the spout was air and not water, then there was no necessary reason for it to be confined to seas and oceans.
So this meant that the solid appearance of the spout had to be an illusion.
I saw something of the same sort on the hills, and expected to see St. Helena spout flames.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The upper right hand object is furnished with a spout, and an opening for replenishing the vessel.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Accident made us meet with the seigneur count shortly before the sand-spout burst upon us.
At the entrance doors there are two curious pieces of wood exactly like spout heads.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Entries relating to the “spout or water engine” are frequent in their records.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
British Dictionary definitions for spout
- ruined or lostany hope of rescue is right up the spout