Spout vs Spouthole - What's the difference?

spout | spouthole |


As nouns the difference between spout and spouthole

is that spout is a tube or lip through which liquid is poured or discharged while spouthole is the hole from which a whale spouts.

As a verb spout

is to gush forth in a jet or stream.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

spout

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a tube or lip through which liquid is poured or discharged
  • I dropped my china teapot, and its spout has broken.
  • a stream of liquid
  • the mixture of air and water thrown up from the blowhole of a whale
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To gush forth in a jet or stream
  • Water spouts from a hole.
  • (ambitransitive) To eject water or liquid in a jet.
  • The whale spouted .
  • * Creech
  • The mighty whale spouts the tide.
  • To speak tediously or pompously.
  • To utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or pompous manner.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Pray, spout some French, son.
  • (slang, dated) To pawn; to pledge.
  • to spout a watch

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    spouthole

    English

    Alternative forms

    * spout hole

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The hole from which a whale spouts.
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