squitter

1 of 2

verb

squit·​ter
ˈskwitə(r)
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal
: squirt

squitter

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
dialectal
: squirt

Word History

Etymology

Verb

alteration (influenced by -er as in blabber) of obsolete English squit to squirt, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic skvetta to squirt

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“Squitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squitter. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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