Meaning of boil-over

boil-o•ver

Pronunciation: (boil'ō"vur), [key]
— n. Australian and New Zealand Slang.
  1. an unexpected result.

boil•o•ver

Pronunciation: (boil'ō"vur), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or fact of boiling over: an automatic burner control that eliminates boilovers.
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