verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of spurt
Related formsspurt·er, nounspur·tive, adjectivespur·tive·ly, adverbout·spurt, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for spurt
It has made people squirm and spurt out apologies, and it has made my face burn a darker red.
That spurt in the private sector set the stage for his congressional career.
While there was yet a quarter of a mile to be covered Dick made a spurt and ranged up alongside of his chum.The Rover Boys on the Farm|Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
But in the morning they were rudely jostled from their dreams by a spurt from the hose of the sailors washing the deck.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
All at once I stumbled just as Cubby made a spurt and flew forward, alighting face downward.The Young Forester|Zane Grey
When he comes, fire will spurt out of both his nostrils, and then the tar will catch fire.The Red Fairy Book|Various
It was a spurt that should have been reserved for the last hundred yards instead of being begun three miles from the finish.Smoke Bellew|Jack London