来自拟声词根辅音丛 sp-,吐，喷出，比较 spate,spew,spit,spout,sputter.
- spew: see spit
- spew (v.)
- Old English spiwan "spew, spit," from Proto-Germanic *spiew- (cognates: Old Saxon spiwan, Old Norse spyja, Old Frisian spiwa, Middle Dutch spijen, Dutch spuwen, Old High German spiwan, German speien, Gothic spiewan "to spit"), from PIE *sp(y)eu- "to spew, spit," probably ultimately of imitative origin (cognates: Latin spuere; Greek ptuein, Doric psyttein; Old Church Slavonic pljuja, Russian plevati; Lithuanian spiauti). Also in Old English as a weak verb, speowan. Related: Spewed; spewing.
- spew (n.)
- "vomited matter," c. 1600, from spew (v.).
- 1. One of the ways to purify water is to make It'spew slowly from the soil.
- 2. Cash machines that spew out money are usually the stuff of dreams.
- 3. She must be purged and through this purgation her bowels shall spew.
- 4. She must purged and through this purgation her bowels shall spew.
- 5. Electric vehicles are quiet and spew no emissions.
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