Meaning of SPILL in English


n. 25B6; verb

Kevin spilled his drink : KNOCK OVER, tip over, upset, overturn.

the bath water spilled on to the floor : OVERFLOW, flow, pour, run, slop, slosh, splash; leak, escape; archaic overbrim.

students spilled out of the building : STREAM, pour, surge, swarm, flood, throng, crowd.

the horse spilled his rider : UNSEAT, throw, dislodge, unhorse.

(informal) he's spilling out his troubles to her : REVEAL, disclose, divulge, blurt out, babble, betray, tell; informal blab.

25B6; noun

an oil spill : SPILLAGE, leak, leakage, overflow, flood.

he took a spill in the opening race : FALL, tumble; informal header, cropper, nosedive.

25A0; spill the beans (informal) REVEAL ALL, tell all, give the game away, talk; informal let the cat out of the bag, blab, come clean.

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