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Language: Old English
Origin: spiwan

spew

verb
     
spew
1 [intransitive always + adverb/ preposition,transitive] also spew out/forth to flow out of something quickly in large quantities, or to make something flow out in this way:
Factory chimneys spewed fumes out into the sky.
spew from/into/over etc
Brown water spewed from the tap.
2 [intransitive always + adverb/ preposition,transitive] also spew out/forth to say a lot of bad or negative things very quickly:
Groups like these use the Internet to spew racial hatred.
3 [intransitive and transitive] also spew up informal to vomit

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