spillverb [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ]uk /spɪl/ us /spɪl/ spilled or UK also spilt, spilled or UK also spilt
- Don't fill your glass too full or you'll spill it.
- If you funnel the oil into the engine, you're less likely to spill it.
- You've made me spill my drink, you prat!
- The contents of his bag spilled all over the floor.
- Josh had an accident and spilled water all over his work.