Definitions for squirt
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word squirt.
pip-squeak, squirt, small frynoun
someone who is small and insignificant
jet, squirt, spurt, spirtverb
the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
squirt, force out, squeeze out, ejectverb
cause to come out in a squirt
"the boy squirted water at his little sister"
wet with a spurt of liquid
"spurt the wall with water"
a short, overly assertive, or impudent person, especially when young; -- used in contempt.
An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force.
A small, quick stream; a jet.
A small child; derived from the fact that young children tend to urinate unexpectedly.
Hey squirt! Where you been?
To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.
To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.
To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
He with his squirt-fire cou’d disperse
Whole troops. Hudibras.
There is war declared by a lord; his weapons are a pin to scratch, and a squirt to bespatter. Alexander Pope.
Water those with squirts of an infusion of the medicine in dunged water. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
To throw out in a quick stream. Of uncertain etymology.
Sir Roger she mortally hated, and used to hire fellows to squirt kennel water upon him as he passed along. Arbuthnot.
To prate; to let fly. Low cant.
You are so given to squirting up and down, and chattering, that the world would say, I had chosen a jack-pudding for a prime minister. Roger L'Estrange.
Squirt is a verb that generally refers to causing a liquid to be ejected from a small opening or hole in a thin, fast stream or jet. It can also be used as a noun to describe an instance of squirting, or informally, to refer to a small, insignificant, or young person.
to drive or eject in a stream out of a narrow pipe or orifice; as, to squirt water
to be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; -- said of liquids
hence, to throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate
an instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force
a small, quick stream; a jet
Etymology: [Cf. LG. swirtjen to squirt, OSw. sqvtta, E. squander.]
Squirt is a caffeine-free, citrus-flavored, carbonated soft drink, created in 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skwėrt, v.t. to throw out water in a stream from a narrow opening.—n. a small instrument for squirting: a small, quick stream.—n. Squirt′er. [Skeat says the r appears to be intrusive; allied to prov. Eng. squitter, to squirt, and squitter, diarrhœa. From Sw. dial. skvittär, to sprinkle all round, freq. of skwitta, to squirt, Sw. sqvätta, to squirt; cf. Dan. sqvatte, to splash.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In air-to-air refuelling, a means of providing visual detection of a nearby aircraft. In practice this is achieved by the donor aircraft dumping fuel and/or the receiver aircraft selecting afterburners, if so equipped.
The numerical value of squirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of squirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
One of these days in your travels, a guy is going to come up to you and show you a nice brand-new deck of cards on which the seal is not yet broken, and this guy is going to offer to bet you that he can make the Jack of Spades jump out of the deck and squirt cider in your ear. But, son, do not bet this man, for as sure as you are standing there, you are going to end up with an earful of cider.
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- suihku, ruisku, ipana, ruiskahtaa, purskahtaa, ruiskauttaa, ruiskuta, ruiskuttaa, ruiskaus, purskauttaa, pirpanaFinnish
- jet, gicler, morveux, morveuseFrench
- spruzzo, mezzasega, schizzoItalian
- chąąmąʼiiNavajo, Navaho
- esguichar, jorrar, esguicho, jatoPortuguese
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