spilling

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

spilling (countable and uncountable, plural spillings)

  1. The act of dropping or spreading out of a fluid or particles.
    Spilling your drink makes a mess.
  2. (figuratively) The action of spreading out in the manner of a fluid.
    The clowns' routine of spilling out of a tiny car always made the audience laugh.

Verb[edit]

spilling

  1. Present participle of spill.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spilla (to corrupt) +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spilling f (genitive singular spillingar, no plural)

  1. corruption

Declension[edit]