Definition of Spew in English :

Define Spew in English

Spew meaning in English

Meaning of Spew in English

Pronunciation of Spew in English

Spew pronunciation in English

Pronounce Spew in English


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1. ptyalise, ptyalize, spew, spit, spue

expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth

Example Sentences:
'The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer'

2. eruct, spew, spew out

eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical

Example Sentences:
'the volcano spews out molten rocks every day'
'The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate'

3. barf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up

eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Example Sentences:
'After drinking too much, the students vomited'
'He purged continuously'
'The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of spew
to eject (the contents of the stomach) involuntarily through the mouth; vomit
to spit (spittle, phlegm, etc) out of the mouth
3. (usually foll by out)
to send or be sent out in a stream
flames spewed out
4.  be spewing
something ejected from the mouth

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see synonyms of spew
verb transitive, verb intransitive
to throw up (something) from or as from the stomach; vomit
to flow or cause to flow plentifully; gush
something spewed; vomit

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of spew
v. spewed, spew·ing, spews
1. To send out or force out in large amounts: a volcano that spewed molten lava; spewed invective at his opponent.
2. To vomit or otherwise cast out (matter) through the mouth.
1. To flow or gush forth: Water was spewing from the hydrant.
2. To vomit.
Something spewed.

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