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squirt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of squirt

  1. to flow out in great quantities or with force <water squirting out of the faucet> Synonyms jet, pour, rush, spew, spout, spurt, gush, swooshRelated Words cascade, issue, roll, run, stream; plash, slosh, splash, wash; surge, swell; flush, sluice; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp; fountainNear Antonyms spatter, sprinkle; bleed, exude, leak, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, weepAntonyms dribble, drip, drop, trickle


squirt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of squirt

  1. 1 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening <added a squirt of lemon juice to the baked haddock> Synonyms spout, spurt, jetRelated Words flush, gush, spew; spit, spray, spritz; geyser, spouter; blast, burst

  2. 2 a young person who is between infancy and adulthood <I am fond of the little squirt, I'll admit> Synonyms bairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, chap [Southern & Midland], chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, child, whelp, youngling, youngster, youthRelated Words adolescent, minor; kindergartner (also kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [slang], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke (also tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboyNear Antonyms middle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizenAntonyms adult, grown-up


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