Crossword clues for spue
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Spew \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.]
To eject from the stomach; to vomit.
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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
variant of spew (v.).
vb. (obsolete form of spew English)
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" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]