Definition of Squirreling

1. Verb. (present participle of squirrel) ¹



2. Noun. The storing of something when in abundance against a time when it will be scarce (after the manner of a squirrel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squirreling

1. squirrel [v] - See also: squirrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squirreling

squirrel around
squirrel away
squirrel cage
squirrel cages
squirrel corn
squirrel grips
squirrel monkey
squirrel monkeys
squirrel plague conjunctivitis
squirrel porphyria
squirrel wheel
squirreled
squirrelfish
squirrelfishes
squirreling (current term)
squirrelish
squirrelled
squirrellier
squirrelliest
squirrellike
squirrelling
squirrelly
squirrels
squirreltail barley
squirrely
squirring
squirrs
squirt

Literary usage of Squirreling

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"They were gloriously scuffed and non-mint: he'd always sold off the sterile mint-in-package goods as quickly as he could, squirreling away the items ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"They were gloriously scuffed and non-mint: he'd always sold off the sterile mint-in-package goods as quickly as he could, squirreling away the items that ..."

3. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"I think Lucio be gone a-squirreling, but I '11 squirrel him for it; I sent him «>n my errand, but I must go for an answer myself. ..."

4. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"However, this leaves open the question of what ultimate objectives can be served by this "squirreling away" of information. In this chapter, we'll introduce ..."

5. Scarronides, or Virgil travestie, a mock poem, on the first and fourth books by Charles Cotton (1804)
"But young Ascanius, Hopes o'th' House, Car'd not for squirreling a Louse; For he's, whilst they are at their Chase, Playing at Hide and seek, or Base Among ..."

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