Definition of Spew

1. Verb. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth. "The women spew water into the bowl"; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

Exact synonyms: Ptyalise, Ptyalize, Spit, Spue
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Out, Spit Up
Derivative terms: Ptyalism, Spit, Spit, Spitter, Spitting
Also: Spit Up, Spit Up

2. Verb. Eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical. "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"
Exact synonyms: Eruct, Spew Out
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Eject, Exhaust, Expel, Release
Derivative terms: Eructation

3. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Definition of Spew

1. v. t. To eject from the stomach; to vomit.

2. v. i. To vomit.

3. n. That which is vomited; vomit.

Definition of Spew

1. Verb. to eject forcibly and in a stream ¹

2. Verb. (slang) to vomit ¹

3. Verb. (slang) to ejaculate ¹

4. Verb. (slang) to laugh unexpectedly while drinking, causing drink to exit the nose ¹

5. Noun. (slang) vomit or sick ¹

6. Noun. (slang) ejaculate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spew

1. to vomit [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: vomit

Medical Definition of Spew

1. 1. To eject from the stomach; to vomit. 2. To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost. 3. To cast forth with abhorrence or disgust; to eject. "Because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth." (Rev. Ii. 16) Origin: OE. Spewen, speowen, AS. Spiwan;n to D. Spuwen to spit. OS & OHG. Spiwan, G. Speien, Icel. Spja to spew, Sw. Spy, Dan. Spye, Goth. Spiewan, th. Spjauti, L. Spuere to split, Gr, Skr. Shtiv, shthiv. Cf. Pyke, Spit Alternative forms: spue. (20 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spew

spessartites
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sphacel
sphacelate
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