Definition of Squirt

1. Noun. Someone who is small and insignificant.

Exact synonyms: Pip-squeak, Small Fry
Generic synonyms: Cipher, Cypher, Nobody, Nonentity



2. Verb. Cause to come out in a squirt. "They squirt the bread with melted butter"; "The boy squirted water at his little sister"
Exact synonyms: Eject, Force Out, Squeeze Out
Specialized synonyms: Spritz, Extravasate
Generic synonyms: Discharge
Derivative terms: Ejection, Squirter

3. Noun. The occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid).
Exact synonyms: Jet, Spirt, Spurt
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Outpouring, Run
Specialized synonyms: Spray, Spritz
Derivative terms: Jet, Spirt, Spurt

4. Verb. Wet with a spurt of liquid. "The women squirt water into the bowl"; "Spurt the wall with water"
Generic synonyms: Wet
Specialized synonyms: Squish
Derivative terms: Squirter

Definition of Squirt

1. v. t. To drive or eject in a stream out of a narrow pipe or orifice; as, to squirt water.

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

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

4. n. The whole system of flow in the vicinity of a source.

Definition of Squirt

1. Noun. An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force. ¹

2. Noun. A small, quick stream; a jet. ¹

3. Noun. (British Australia US slang) A small child; derived from the fact that young children tend to urinate unexpectedly. ¹

4. Verb. To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids. ¹

5. Verb. To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids. ¹

6. Verb. (figuratively) To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squirt

1. to eject in a thin, swift stream [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Squirt

1. To drive or eject in a stream out of a narrow pipe or orifice; as, to squirt water. "The hard-featured miscreant coolly rolled his tobacco in his cheek, and squirted the juice into the fire grate." (Sir W. Scott) Squirting cucumber. See Ecballium. Origin: Cf. LG. Swirtjen to squirt, OSw. Sqvatta, E. Squander. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squirt

squirrelfishes
squirreling
squirrelish
squirrelled
squirrellier
squirrelliest
squirrellike
squirrelling
squirrelly
squirrels
squirreltail barley
squirrely
squirring
squirrs
squirt (current term)
squirt gun
squirt guns
squirted
squirters
squirting
squirting cucumber
squirting cucumbers
squirts
squirty
squiry
squish
squishable

Literary usage of Squirt

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"Squib also means child's squirt, from its shooting out water instead of fire. CC G. schweif- stern, a comet. Squill. (F.-L.-Gk.) MF ¡quillt, ' squill, ..."

2. Chapters on Evolution by Andrew Wilson (1883)
"The fact of vertebrate and sea-squirt relationship is worth dwelling upon, ... Like the youthful barnacle somewhat, the young sea-squirt attaches itself to ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"A squirt or syringe, Aberd. ... s, A squirt made from the ... A squirt; a syringe, Aberd. Synoo. Scout.— Su. ..."

4. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1839)
"... set before your eyes a type of a " squirt" which hath beene devised to cast much water upon a burning house, wishing a like squirt and plenty of water ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers (1824)
"squirt, ns Au instrument by which a ... Hudibras. A. small quic stream. Baron. T<, squirt. »'. n. To piate ; lo let liy : (i.ni. ..."

6. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1829)
"squirt mare lö. Mr. Pratt. 1771. Miss Cornforth, ch. dam by Sampson—Regulus i. ... Pumpkin, ch. out of the Old squirt marc 20. Mr. Foley. 1769. ..."

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