Synonyms of spout in English:


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See Spanish definition of pico


1‘lava was spouting from the crater’

spurt, gush, spew, pour, stream, rush, erupt, surge, shoot, pump, squirt, spray, flow, issue
disgorge, discharge, emit, belch forth

2‘he began to spout off about the decline of the welfare state’

hold forth, sound off, go on, talk at length, expatiate, pontificate, declaim, orate, rant, sermonize
informal mouth off, speechify, spiel
rare perorate


1‘a tough metal can with a handy pouring spout’

nozzle, lip, rose
technical sparkler, spile


    up the spout

    1‘my computer's up the spout’

    faulty, damaged, broken, defective, unsound
    not working, not functioning, non-functioning, malfunctioning, in disrepair, inoperative, out of commission, out of order, not in working order, broken down, out of kilter, down
    informal on the blink, on its last legs, kaput, bust, busted, conked out, acting up, playing up, gone haywire, gone phut, finished, done for, wonky, dud, duff
    British informal knackered
    British vulgar slang buggered

    working, fixed

    2‘his daughter's up the spout’

    pregnant, expecting a baby, having a baby, with a baby on the way, having a child, expectant, carrying a child
    informal expecting, in the family way, expecting a happy event, preggers, preggy, with a bun in the oven, with one in the oven
    British informal in the club, up the duff, in the pudding club, up the stick
    North American informal knocked up, having swallowed a watermelon seed
    Australian informal preggo, clucky, with a joey in the pouch
    Irish informal up the pole
    informal, dated in trouble, in pod
    archaic with child, big with child, heavy with child, in a delicate condition, in an interesting condition, childing, on the way
    technical gravid, parturient
    rare impregnate
    North American rare infanticipating, storked