Definition of Squirt gun

1. Noun. Plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water.

Exact synonyms: Squirter, Water Gun, Water Pistol
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Derivative terms: Squirt, Squirt



Definition of Squirt gun

1. Noun. A toy gun used to shoot water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squirt Gun

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

Literary usage of Squirt gun

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"It is a very simple thing to make a good squirt-gun, and one may be manufactured in a few minutes. First cut a joint from a piece of an old cane ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1862)
"His first words were, after looking at John with perfect astonishment for a moment or two : "What are you doing thar, with that are tarnal old squirt gun ? ..."

3. The Child's Book of Nature: Three Parts in One by Worthington Hooker (1879)
"The gas into which the powder changes keeps together while it is in the gun, just as the water does in the squirt-gun; but as soon as it gets out, ..."

4. The Child's Book of Nature: For the Use of Families and Schools : Intended by Worthington Hooker (1857)
"The gas into which the powder changes keeps together while it is in the gun, just as the water does in the squirt-gun ; but as soon as it gets out, ..."

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