Translation of spout in Spanish:


pico, n.

Pronunciation /spaʊt//spaʊt/


  • 1

    (of teapot, kettle)
    pico masculine
    pitorro masculine Spain
    • This modern, round building does resemble an upturned funnel with spout mounting to the heavens.
    • ‘Instead of a spout in the center, it is on the corner, making it easier to tip and pour, as opposed to lifting the bottle and turning it on its side to pour,’ says Ayers.
    • Worse still, because the button was on the side, you would naturally tilt the mug back, then open the spout, and the coffee volcano would erupt in your face.
    • The ‘fountain’ of Cacao is no baroque extravaganza but a simple vertical spout at the center of the pool of melted chocolate.
    • Paper gable-top cartons are filled and sealed with advanced equipment that uses extended shelf-life technology and has the capability of applying convenient pour spouts to half-gallon cartons.
    • There was steam hissing from a dozen little spouts and a thick green gas hid the floor.
    • Previously, we packaged our product in a paperboard carton that had a pour spout with a screw-on cap.
    • I found a used milker inflation tube fits snugly over a 1-quart plastic oil can and makes a pour spout for hard-to-reach transmissions on combines.
    • Once the boxes are filled, a pour spout is installed on the top of the package.
    • We bought 80 used galvanized buckets with covers and spouts from a sugarmaker who had changed from traditional buckets to plastic pipeline.
    • A good number of dairy manufacturers still use cartons, many of which sport vivid colors and graphics along with convenient closures and spouts.
    • By holding the container over the opening of the spray tank or holding tank while rinsing, the rinse water can be captured as it drains from the container spout.
    • Oftentimes, the only thing binding these teapots together is the fact that they each have a handle, spout and lid.
  • 2

    (on gutter) canalón masculine
    (on fountain, gargoyle) caño masculine
    • Roofs are of corrugated iron drained by copper spouts and downpipes.
    • Kids just love climbing along and jumping into water spouts, especially if the spouts are sometimes unpredictable.
    • Outcroppings on both sides of the building serve as drain spouts.
    • The arms of the double-row colonnade embrace a circular fountain with a brass spout cast from an old terra-cotta finial on the nearby Wrigley Building, one of Chicago's most cherished older buildings.
  • 3

    chorro masculine
    • After a quick ineffectual glance up at Anderson's house, she ran towards the driveway, splashing spouts of mud and rainwater up at her jeans.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (liquid/oil/steam) arrojar chorros de
    (liquid/oil/steam) expulsar chorros de
  • 2

    (say pompously)
    he's always spouting nonsense about religion anda siempre soltando paparruchas sobre religión
    • Will you please flail around like a zombie and spout gibberish in one of the worst fantasy movies ever?
    • There's more than one occasion that will have most people smirking if not laughing while listening to the young Larry spout out terribly embarrassing or inappropriate statements.
    • On two continents, they incontinently spout platitudes, nonsense, tall tales, or pseudopoetic fantasies.
    • I think when you bump into people who like to spout off, you intuitively know it's coming from some inner hurt.
    • And the next time your friend spouts off about how smart he is at booking travel, suggest that there might be an opening in the reservation center of the Web service you're using.
    • With all this in mind, I wish I liked the film more, but even nine years on, Jesse and Celine still strike me as a pair of self-involved, faux intellectuals spouting empty platitudes.
    • However, I am underqualified to spout off about them in any depth.
    • I don't care if I'm spouting clichés, because that's the way it was.
    • Mr. Kudlow and the bulls can spout propaganda all they want, but it is not going to change underlying fundamentals.
    • You are relegated to spouting opinion, and nothing more.
    • Billy's father Stan is a quiet character, who nonetheless often spouts unintentionally humorous lines.
    • It may be that, as one character spouts, ‘All we ever really own in life is our pain,’ but you have to feel it to own it.
    • Constantly bemoaning his lot, he spouts an endless supply of cruel put-downs, although few of them have much effect.
    • So when Andy got a chance to spout off about farming on the local NPR station, he jumped.
    • When you're speaking on behalf of other people you cease to be spouting your own views.
    • While the attendant is gone, Macbeth spouts off about the danger that Banquo poses to Macbeth's position as king.
    • She spouts fountains of ridiculous psychobabble but has the firmest grasp on reality.
    • It would be silly for me to contend that only professional economists should comment upon economics: I am not a professional economist myself, and I'll spout off on the subject at the drop of a hat.
    • He just spouts Marxist platitudes and courts his women in a thoroughly conventional way.
    • How else would he have learned to spout such preposterous notions as universal love?

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (liquid) salir a chorros
    (whale) expulsar chorros de agua
    • The artist's contribution was another flag installation - the old South African flag and the ANC flag knotted together, placed in a fountain in the center of Paris that had dolphins and lions spouting water.
  • 2

    (person) perorar
    (person) soltar peroratas