spout

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1 spout /ˈspaʊt/ verb
spouts; spouted; spouting
1 spout
/ˈspaʊt/
verb
spouts; spouted; spouting
Learner's definition of SPOUT
[+ object] : to shoot out (a liquid) with force
[no object] : to flow out with force
: to say or talk about (something) in a way that is boring or annoying
[+ object]
often + off
[no object]
often + off
2 spout /ˈspaʊt/ noun
plural spouts
2 spout
/ˈspaʊt/
noun
plural spouts
Learner's definition of SPOUT
[count]
: a tube, pipe, or hole out of which a liquid flows
see also downspout, waterspout
: a sudden strong stream of liquid

up the spout

British, informal
used to describe something that has completely failed, been ruined, etc.
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