from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Pennsylvania & New Jersey See gutter. See Regional Note at gutter.

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  • adj. That is propelled in a narrow stream or jet.
  • n. The process or result of something being spouted; that which is spouted.
  • n. A gutter under the eaves of a building; guttering.

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  • adj. propelled violently in a usually narrow stream


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  • Yeah, "smart" … that's what they call spouting Marxist talking points and promoting an ideology that has failed time and again from Mussolini's Italy to Hitler's Germany to Stalin's Russia to Khrushchev's Soviet Union to Mao's China to Kim Jong Il's North Korea to Castro's Cuba to Chavez's Venezuela?

    The Reality Check

  • Thus the dogma you are spouting is more than a little ironic.

    Levin swears repeatedly at Goldman hearing

  • Outdoors is a 20-by-50 foot pool, tennis courts, formal garden and a large Chinese dragon fountain spouting water.

    Kentucky castle turned into popular luxury hotel

  • But what you are spouting is a standard line and I have responded to this in a post immediately after the attacks on Bombay.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Pakistan Shift

  • Our opposition leader is a squillionare who changes positions to try and get elected, and our prime minister is a buzzword spouting beaurocrat.

    Obama Ad Attacks McCain Health Care Plan: "Largest Middle Class Tax Hike Ever"

  • And some who do (e.g. the infamous Krauthammer) pride themselves on leaving their formal training behind to engage in spouting pure propaganda.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Inconveniently Boring Truth

  • Of course, in spouting these libertarian views (I am not) my sympathies go out to those who are persecuted — even when I don't agree with their bad habits, whether it is indiscriminate TV watching, smoking, or even drug use.


  • Or are you just spouting from the side of your ass like Ashcroft and the Press?

    DoJ raids p2p operators

  • Indiana, still conceiving this to be some sort of acting, unabashed kept her post, expecting every moment he would begin spouting something more.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • i am DEFINiTELY NOT signing up for Twitter now, with another uneducated moron like Palin spouting her idiocy.

    Palin set to let the tweets 'fly'


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