Complete Definition of "spurt"

see|Spurt|spürt
English

Etymology
Unknown

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)t|-ÉË(r)t

Verb
to spurt

  1. To gush or issue suddenly or violently out in a stream, as liquor from a cask; to rush from a confined place in a small stream or jet; to spirt.
  2. To throw out, as a liquid, in a stream or jet; to drive or force out with violence, as a liquid from a pipe or small orifice; as, to spurt water from the mouth.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A brief gush, as of liquid spurting from an orifice.

#:a spurt of water

  1. slang Ejaculation of semen
  2. Any sudden but not prolonged action.

#:The boss's visit prompted a brief spurt of activity.

Category:Unknown etymology

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