Meaning of “spigot” in the English Dictionary

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"spigot" in British English

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spigotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspɪɡ.ət/ us /ˈspɪɡ.ət/

a device used to control the flow of liquid from something such as a barrel

US a tap noun , especially on the outside of a building

(Definition of “spigot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spigot" in American English

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spigotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈspɪɡ·ət/

a device used to control a flow of liquid, esp. from a container or pipe:

fig. When an industry decides to lobby Congress, the money spigot is always open.

(Definition of “spigot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)