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noun spill pronunciation in British English /spɪl/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an amount of liquid that has accidentally flowed out of its container

    an oil spill

  2. 2
    [countable] a long thin piece of paper or wood used for lighting a fire
  3. 3
    [countable] a fall from a horse, bicycle etc
  4. 4
    [countable] Australian informal an occasion when a politician is removed from their position, leaving it available for someone else

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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