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squirt

verb

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to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • water squirting out of the faucet

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squirt

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of squirt (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening
  • added a squirt of lemon juice to the baked haddock

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2 a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
  • I am fond of the little squirt, I'll admit

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“Squirt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squirt. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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