AskDefine | Define effuse

Dictionary Definition

effuse

Verb

1 pour out; "effused brine" [syn: pour out]
2 flow or spill forth [syn: flow out]
3 give out or emit (also metaphorically); "The room effuses happiness"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Adjective

  1. spread out

Verb

  1. to emit; to give off
  2. italbrac metaphorically to gush; to be excitedly talkative and enthusiastic about something
  3. to leak out through a small hole

Derived terms

Italian

Verb

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