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squirt

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verb \ˈskwərt\

Definition of squirt

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to come forth in a sudden rapid stream from a narrow opening :  spurt

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause to squirt

squirter

noun

Examples of squirt in a Sentence

  1. He squirted some oil on the door hinge.

  2. She squirted ketchup all over her fries.

  3. Some snakes can squirt venom from their mouths.

  4. Water squirted out from a hole in the pipe.

  5. Juice from the lemon squirted into my eye.

Origin and Etymology of squirt

Middle English; akin to Low German swirtjen to squirt


First Known Use: 15th century


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squirt

noun

Definition of squirt

  1. 1a :  an instrument (such as a syringe) for squirting a liquidb :  a small quick stream :  jetc :  the action or an instance of squirting

  2. 2a :  an impudent youngsterb :  kid 1

Examples of squirt in a Sentence

  1. an annoying little squirt who kept pestering me

  2. Listen squirt, I'm in charge here.

  3. She started playing guitar when she was just a little squirt.

15th Century

First Known Use of squirt

15th century


SQUIRT Defined for English Language Learners

squirt

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verb

Definition of squirt for English Language Learners

  • : to suddenly force (a liquid) out through a small opening

  • of a liquid : to suddenly be forced out through a small opening

  • : to make (someone or something) wet with a stream of liquid

squirt

noun

Definition of squirt for English Language Learners

  • : a small amount of liquid that is produced by squeezing or squirting something

  • : an annoying person who is small and usually young


SQUIRT Defined for Kids

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squirt

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verb \ˈskwərt\

Definition of squirt for Students

squirted

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squirting

  1. :  to shoot out liquid in a thin stream :  spurt


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squirt

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Definition of squirt for Students

  1. :  a small powerful stream of liquid :  jet



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