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?
a tube or lip through which liquid is poured or discharged
a stream of liquid
the mixture of air and water thrown up from the blowhole of a whale
- I dropped my china teapot, and its spout has broken.
To gush forth in a jet or stream
(ambitransitive) To eject water or liquid in a jet.
- Water spouts from a hole.
- The whale spouted .
To speak tediously or pompously.
To utter magniloquently; to recite in an oratorical or pompous manner.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- The mighty whale spouts the tide.
(slang, dated) To pawn; to pledge.
- Pray, spout some French, son.
- to spout a watch
* spout hole
The hole from which a whale spouts.