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spouting

[ spou-ting ]

noun

, Midland U.S.


spouting

/ ˈspaʊtɪŋ /

noun

    1. a rainwater downpipe on the exterior of a building
    2. such pipes collectively


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Word History and Origins

Origin of spouting1

First recorded in 1870–75; spout + -ing 1
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Example Sentences

Spouting off against police online has become criminalized in recent weeks.

No more allowing people to justify their bigotry by spouting a cherry-picked Bible verse.

Now he earns millions spouting venom on Fox News about immigrants, women, gays and lesbians, and anyone else.

In the meantime, Welby is not, at least, spouting ugly bigotry.

Never mind whatever podcast, Vine, Tumblr, talk radio host or triple-digit cable network is spouting off about at the moment.

For over twenty years it has been spouting at average intervals of sixty-five minutes.

She was surrounded and beset by great boiling whirlpools and spouting cross-seas.

At its orifice reappeared the gold, spouting up furious and fuming, as if insulted by the vile metal which confined it.

A savage howling mingled with the roar; the foam flew far like the spouting of a leviathan.

The spouting characteristic of the whale rendered it a marine equivalent to the elephant.

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