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Definitions for squeegee
ˈskwi dʒi, skwiˈdʒisqueegee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squeegee(verb)

    T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)

  2. squeegee(verb)

    wipe with a squeegee

    "squeegee the windows"


  1. squeegee(Noun)

    A tool consisting of a rubber blade at right angles to a handle, used for spreading, pushing or wiping liquid material on, across or off a surface, especially when cleaning glass, eg the windscreen of a vehicle or a shop window, to remove soapy water.

  2. squeegee(Noun)

    A person who cleans the windscreen of a vehicle stopped in traffic then demands payment from the driver.

  3. squeegee(Noun)

    A tool used in silk-screen printing for forcing the ink through the stencil and thus printing the desired image.

  4. squeegee(Verb)

    To clean with a squeegee.

  5. Origin: Possibly from squeege, an intensified variant of squeeze. Compare the earlier squill-gee, squillgee.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squeegee(noun)

    same as Squilgee


  1. Squeegee

    A squeegee, squilgee or sometimes squimjim, is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface. It is used for cleaning and in printing. The original squilgee was a long-handled, wooden-bladed tool fishermen used to scrape fish blood and scales from their boat deck, and to push water off the deck after it had been washed.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Squeegee

    skwē′jē, n. a wooden implement edged with rubber for clearing water away from decks, floors, windows, &c.: a photographer's roller for squeezing the moisture from a print—also Squil′gee.—v.t. to smooth down with a squeegee.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. squeegee

    An effective swabbing implement, having a plate of gutta-percha fitted at the end of a broom handle.

Editors Contribution

  1. squeegee

    A type of product or tool created and designed in various colors, materials, sizes and shapes.

    Printers, householders, painter and decorators use a squeegee to move painting ink, apply filler, clean windows etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on October 7, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeegee in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeegee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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