squirt gun


Examples of squirt gun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Who's the best at keeping the ball in the air using only a squirt gun? 15 Best Sunscreens for Kids Kiddie Pool Kickball Want a water activity for tweens? Christin Perry, Parents, 17 Mar. 2024 Here's How Parents Can Help Beach Ball Blaster Break out the beach balls and the squirt guns! Christin Perry, Parents, 17 Mar. 2024 Speaking of fire and water, Annette Bening's chances at winning an Oscar are often, unfortunately, regarded as about as likely as a squirt gun dousing a five-alarm blaze. EW.com, 2 Nov. 2023 Shade trees, tents and lots of ice cream, watermelon, sodas, bottled water, mist sprayers, squirt guns and handheld fans all helped keep Monday’s spectators cool. Tony Semerad, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 July 2023 The kids love holding the yellow squirt gun and spraying the kids would come down the slide. Jayla Andrulonis, Parents, 18 June 2023 As vice president a dozen years ago, Mr. Biden engaged in energetic squirt gun battles each summer with the children of aides and reporters. Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times, 4 June 2023 The result is a unique, colorful piece of artwork. Holi Games and Activities for Families Rainbow Water Splash Fill buckets, squirt guns, kiddie pools, and plastic cups with colored water. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Woman's Day, 24 Feb. 2023 With a squirt gun, that is. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 13 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of squirt gun was in 1803

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“Squirt gun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squirt%20gun. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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