To spew is to vomit. When you spew, you vomit everything that is in your stomach all at once.

  • She started to spew when she realized that she had eaten too much.

  • He started to spew when he got sick at the party.

Definition of spew


expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth


ptyalise, ptyalize, spit, spue


eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical


eruct, spew out


eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth


barf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up

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Example Sentences for spew

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    From crevices along the fountain's rim four turtles spew water into the basin.

  • 2

    Oil, gas, salt water spew up to 95 feet for days near Watford City.

  • 3

    Fluid spewed about the ramp area of the helicopter.

  • 4

    Black holes spew out some surprising similarities.

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    He emerged later on with tentacles and the ability to spew slime.

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    The eruption also spewed out vaporous masses and opalines.

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    The planet also spews toxic gasses from the ground.

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    The volcanic eruption spewed lava hundreds of metres into the air.

  • 9

    At least try to be poetic when spewing honeyed scarf to the masses.

  • 10

    Can someone remove the picture of the guy with the erection spewing diarrhea