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squeegee

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noun squee·gee \ˈskwē-ˌjē\

Simple Definition of squeegee

  • : a tool that has a blade of rubber attached to a handle and that is used for spreading or wiping liquid on, across, or off a surface (such as a window or floor)

Full Definition of squeegee

  1. :  a blade of leather or rubber set on a handle and used for spreading, pushing, or wiping liquid material on, across, or off a surface (as a window); also :  a smaller similar device or a small rubber roller with handle used by a photographer or lithographer

Variants of squeegee

also squil·gee \ˈskwē-, ˈskwil-\

Origin of squeegee

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with squeegee

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squeegee

transitive verb squee·gee

Definition of squeegee

squee·geed also squil·geedsquee·gee·ing also squil·gee·ing

  1. :  to smooth, wipe, or treat with a squeegee



1883

First Known Use of squeegee

1883

Variants of squeegee

also squilgee

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