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squeegee

play
noun squee·gee \ ˈskwē-ˌjē \
variants: or less commonly play \ˈskwē-, ˈskwil-\

Definition of squeegee

: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 (such as a window); also :a smaller similar device or a small rubber roller with handle used by a photographer or lithographer

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Origin and Etymology of squeegee

origin unknown


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squeegee

verb
variants: or less commonly squilgee

Definition of squeegee

squeegeed also squilgeed; squeegeeing also squilgeeing
transitive verb
:to smooth, wipe, or treat with a squeegee

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First Known Use of squeegee

1883


SQUEEGEE Defined for English Language Learners

squeegee

play
noun

Definition of squeegee for English Language Learners

  • : 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)


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