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spew (v.)

Old English spiwan "spew, spit," from Proto-Germanic *spiew- (source also of Old Saxon spiwan, Old Norse spyja, Old Frisian spiwa, Middle Dutch spijen, Dutch spuwen, Old High German spiwan, German speien, Gothic spiewan "to spit"), from PIE *sp(y)eu- "to spew, spit," probably ultimately of imitative origin (source also of Latin spuere; Greek ptuein, Doric psyttein; Old Church Slavonic pljuja, Russian plevati; Lithuanian spiauti). Also in Old English as a weak verb, speowan. Related: Spewed; spewing.

spew (n.)

"vomited matter," c. 1600, from spew (v.).

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Definitions of spew

spew (v.)
expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;
Synonyms: spit / ptyalize / ptyalise / spue
spew (v.)
eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical;
the volcano spews out molten rocks every day
The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate
Synonyms: spew out / eruct
spew (v.)
eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
Synonyms: vomit / vomit up / purge / cast / sick / cat / be sick / disgorge / regorge / retch / puke / barf / spue / chuck / upchuck / honk / regurgitate / throw up
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