Phrasal verbs - Meaning of leak out

Phrasal verbs

What does leak out mean?

Here is the meaning of leak out with examples:

"leak out"


1. To spill or pour out of some crack (of a liquid).
2. To be revealed, to become known by the public (especially, of information intended to be kept secret).


Check the phrasal verb leak out in a sentence:

1. Because of the intensity of the earthquake, water leaked out of a cracked pipe onto the floor.
2. News leaked out that she was pregnant when she divorced.

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