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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pip-squeak, squirt, small frynoun

    someone who is small and insignificant

  2. jet, squirt, spurt, spirtverb

    the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

  3. squirt, force out, squeeze out, ejectverb

    cause to come out in a squirt

    "the boy squirted water at his little sister"

  4. squirtverb

    wet with a spurt of liquid

    "spurt the wall with water"


  1. Squirtnoun

    a youngster.

  2. Squirtnoun

    a short, overly assertive, or impudent person, especially when young; -- used in contempt.


  1. squirtnoun

    An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force.

  2. squirtnoun

    A small, quick stream; a jet.

  3. squirtnoun

    A small child; derived from the fact that young children tend to urinate unexpectedly.

    Hey squirt! Where you been?

  4. squirtverb

    To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.

  5. squirtverb

    To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.

  6. squirtverb

    To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Squirtnoun

    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.

  2. To SQUIRTverb

    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.

  3. To Squirtverb

    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.


  1. squirt

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squirtverb

    to drive or eject in a stream out of a narrow pipe or orifice; as, to squirt water

  2. Squirtverb

    to be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; -- said of liquids

  3. Squirtverb

    hence, to throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate

  4. Squirtnoun

    an instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force

  5. Squirtnoun

    a small, quick stream; a jet

  6. Etymology: [Cf. LG. swirtjen to squirt, OSw. sqvtta, E. squander.]


  1. Squirt

    Squirt is a caffeine-free, citrus-flavored, carbonated soft drink, created in 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Squirt

    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

  1. squirt

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of squirt in a Sentence

  1. Damon Runyon:

    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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