Boil over - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌbɔɪl ˈoʊvr̩|
Brit.  |bɔɪl ˈəʊvə|  British pronunciation of the word boil over

verb

- overflow or cause to overflow while boiling (syn: overboil)

Examples

Turn off the gas, the milk is boiling over.

The trade union chief boiled over when the men voted against him.

The small argument boiled over into a serious quarrel.

All the bitterness of the last two years seemed to boil over.

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