Definitions for: Spew

[v] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[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"
[v] expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

Webster (1913) Definition: Spew, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spewed; p. pr.& vb. n.
Spewing.] [OE. spewen, speowen, AS. sp[=i]wan;n to D.
spuwen to spit. OS & OHG. sp[=i]wan, G. speien, Icel. sp?ja
to spew, Sw. spy, Dan. spye, Goth. spiewan, th. spjauti, L.
spuere to split, Gr. ???, Skr. shtiv, shth[=i]v. Cf. Pyke,
Spit.] [Written also spue.]
1. To eject from the stomach; to vomit.

2. 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.

Spew, v. i.
1. To vomit. --Chaucer.

2. To eject seed, as wet land swollen with frost.

Spew, n.
That which is vomited; vomit.

Synonyms: barf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, eruct, honk, ptyalise, ptyalize, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew out, spit, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up

Antonyms: keep down

See Also: cough out, cough up, discharge, egest, eject, eliminate, excrete, expectorate, expel, pass, pony up, release, spit out, spit up

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