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squirt Explained

squirt at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


squirt at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1460, squyrten "eject water in a jet," of uncertain origin. Meaning "a whipper-snapper" is from 1839. ///

squirt at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [Date: 1400-1500; Origin: From the sound of something being squirted]//
1 [I and T] if you squirt liquid or if it squirts somewhere, it is forced out in a thin fast stream: spray// squirt out/from/into// --Water suddenly squirted out from a hole in the pipe.// squirt sth into/through sth// --Squirt some oil in the lock.//
2 [T] to hit or cover someone or something with a thin fast stream of liquid: spray// squirt sb/sth with sth// --Mom! Chad's squirting me with the hose!// --Some kids squirted a water pistol in her face.//
squirt 2 n [C]
1 a fast thin stream of liquid: squirt of// --a squirt of water//
2 spoken an insulting word for a short person, especially someone who is annoying you:

squirt at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

90 Moby Thesaurus words for "squirt":
a nobody, a nothing, blow out, blowout, cast forth, cipher,
common man, debouch, decant, discharge, disembogue, disgorge,
disgorgement, dummy, dysentery, ejaculate, ejaculation, emission,
eruct, eructation, erupt, eruption, exhaust, expel, expulsion,
extravasate, extravasation, figurehead, flush, flux, font, fount,
fountain, geyser, gush, insignificancy, jackstraw, jet,
lightweight, little fellow, little guy, man of straw, mediocrity,
nebbish, nobody one knows, nonentity, obscurity, outburst, outpour,
pip-squeak, play, pour, pour forth, pour out, punk, pup, puppy,
runs, runt, rush, scrub, send forth, send out, shits, shrimp,
small fry, small potato, small potatoes, spatter, spew, spit,
spout, spouter, sprat, spray, sprit, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squit,
stream, surge, throw out, trots, vomit, vomit forth, vomit out,
well, whiffet, whippersnapper

squirt at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Ejection): release, let out, send out, dispatch, exhale, excrete, secrete, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, extrude, effuse, spend, expend, squirt, spurt, spill, exude.

squirt at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb, noun
1 [usually +adv./prep.] to force liquid, gas, etc. in a thin fast stream through a narrow opening; to be forced out of a narrow opening in this way:
[VN] The snake can squirt poison from a distance of a metre. * I desperately squirted water on the flames. * [V] When I cut the lemon, juice squirted in my eye.
2 [VN] ~ sb/sth (with sth) to hit sb/sth with a stream of water, gas, etc:
The children were squirting each other with water from the hose. * He squirted a water pistol at me (= made the water come out of it).
1 a thin, fast stream of a liquid that comes out of a small opening:
a squirt of perfume * a squirt of ketchup on the french fries
2 (informal, disapproving) a word used to refer to a short, young or unimportant person that you do not like or that you find annoying

Squirt at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Squirt \Squirt\, n. (Hydrodynamics)
The whole system of flow in the vicinity of a source.

Squirt \Squirt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squirted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Squirting}.] [Cf. LG. swirtjen to squirt, OSw. sqv["a]tta,
E. squander.]
To drive or eject in a stream out of a narrow pipe or
orifice; as, to squirt water.

The hard-featured miscreant coolly rolled his tobacco
in his cheek, and squirted the juice into the fire
grate. --Sir W.

{Squirting cucumber}. (Bot.) See {Ecballium}.

Squirt \Squirt\, v. i.
1. To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a
narrow orifice; -- said of liquids.

2. Hence, to throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.
[Low] --L'Estrange.

Squirt \Squirt\, n.
1. An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small
stream with force. --Young.

2. A small, quick stream; a jet. --Bacon.

squirt at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: someone who is small and insignificant [syn: {pip-squeak}, {small
2: the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid) [syn: {jet},
{spurt}, {spirt}]
v 1: cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at
his little sister" [syn: {force out}, {squeeze out}, {eject}]
2: wet with a spurt of liquid; "spurt the wall with water"

squirt at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=Squirt


Inter: rfe » lang=en


* Inter: IPA » /skwɜː(r)t/
  • : Inter: rhymes » ɜː(r)t


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • An instrument from which a liquid is forcefully ejected in a small, quick stream.
    1. A small, quick stream; a jet.
    2. 2007, Peter Elst, Sas Jacobs, Object-Oriented ActionScript 3.0, %22squirts%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=63u4aASS5E&sig=yvEzpHVcDtLB0UyspuYiiQXLpRg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3ytjUNSUAY3jmAXWwoDgCQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 9,
    3. : Chances are you′ll get a squirt of citrus juice in your eye.
    4. Inter: slan » g An annoyingly pretentious person; a whippersnapper. Inter: defdate » From 1839.
    5. 1946, Category: w - :Robert Penn Warren|Robert Penn Warren, Category: w - :All the Kings Men|All the King′s Men'', 2005, %22squirts%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=HH0K0tOzVM&sig=ssNzfvqUojeMBp9duQmn9PZzUhE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GjNjUPq8FoT5mAWS3YHQBQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 606,
    6. : He was still there when I came up, a squirt with his hat over one eye and a camera hung round his neck and a grin on his squirt face. I thought maybe I had seen him around town, but maybe not, the squirts look so much alike when they grind them out of journalism school.
    7. Inter: UK » US|Australia|slang A small child.
    8. : Hey squirt! Where you been?
    9. 1986, Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins, Cutlass Island, entry in Dictionary of American Children′s Fiction, 1960-1984: Recent Books of Recognized Merit, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=rpEh0nj9di&sig=wBLeyBhcl5G_jgF_yToR3coqw4o&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dCFkUNyOGeTsmAWQrYHYDA&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 137,
    10. : Hurd returns with Mal, Mr. Eph, and Gumbo, the “town squirt” of twelve, and the boys′ activities come out.
    11. 2010, Karen Witemeyer, A Tailor-Made Bride, Bethany House Publishers, US, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=uKK3-JxxqK&sig=BH_y6RYQz0hQ_gCX1KhFjygJ8eg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NhtkUJGAI4_imAWkhYGIDg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 66,
    12. : How the child managed to converse and fold at the same time was a marvel, yet the shirt lay in a tidy rectangle by the time she came up for air.
    13. : “Thanks, squirt.” He winked at her and she giggled.
    14. Inter: slan » g Female ejaculate


      * Inter: sense » instrument that forcefully ejects liquid

  • Inter: sense » small, quick stream
  • Inter: sense » annoyingly pretentious person
  • Inter: sense » small child

    Derived terms

    * sea squirt
  • squirt bottle


    Inter: trans-top » instrument
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|ruisku

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » small, quick stream; a jet
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|suihku, Inter: t- » fi|ruiskaus
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|jet|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|spruzzo|m, Inter: t+ » it|schizzo|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » small child
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|pirpana
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|morveux|m, Inter: t+ » fr|morveuse|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|chąąmąʼii
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|smarkacz|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: intransitive » of a liquid To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
    1. 1865, Category: w - :Sabine Baring-Gould|Sabine Baring-Gould, The Book of Werewolves, 2008, Forgotten Books, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=7J6zqIZZrQ&sig=O-LvsIcuIxz4NqqgdrYQkUPqJ10&hl=en&sa=X&ei=iwpkUP3ALKeKmQXIgIHoAg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 121,
    2. : His servants would stab a child in the jugular vein, and let the blood squirt over him.
    3. Inter: transitive » of a liquid To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
    4. 1985, The Living Australia, Dangerous Australians: The Complete Guide to Australia′s Most Deadly Creatures, 2002, Murdoch Books, %22squirts%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=As5-xJiOJ7&sig=0YP2kjUX8OBlj8oyjfaNkYw6Wa4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3ytjUNSUAY3jmAXWwoDgCQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 88,
    5. : It can squirt this poison in jets up to a distance of one metre and usually aims at the eyes of its victim.
    6. 2005, Lisa Heard, NancyRayhorn, 8: Pediatric Sedation, Jan Odom-Forren, Donna Watson, Practical Guide To Moderate Sedation/Analgesia, 2nd Edition, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=L0LrsDWuvK&sig=sakHRa-41hLUtb1ZrzZTmkWxSaU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dCFkUNyOGeTsmAWQrYHYDA&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 171,
    7. : When administering the medication, the RN should place the syringe tip along the side of the mouth and slowly squirt the medicine toward the buccal vestibule, not toward the throat.
    8. 2011, James Balch, Mark Stengler, Prescription for Natural Cures, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=N_J9PoyS1c&sig=qp7CqsEAOB2WcH3LoaXPPYlfZpc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=iwpkUP3ALKeKmQXIgIHoAg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false unnumbered page,
    9. : Use a dropper and squirt the desired amount in the side of the child′s mouth.
    10. Inter: transitiv » e To hit with a rapid stream of liquid.
    11. 2010, Christy Isbell, Mighty Fine Motor Fun: Fine Motor Activities for Young Children, %22squirts%22+child+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=pVINjZpd0K&sig=H47SLez1y13_CBgXX-Q7aE0yBmc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=iwpkUP3ALKeKmQXIgIHoAg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20child%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 81,
    12. : Ask the child to squirt the target with water.
    13. Inter: transitive » figuratively To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.
    14. Inter: intransitive » slang|vulgar|of a female To ejaculate.
    15. 2010, Sonia Borg, Oral Sex She′ll Never Forget, %22squirts%22+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=S_FzYfpipW&sig=97nmZ3z3u1TuAYRY0GeECIeR88E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=QDhjUI2hDaqimQWUqoCoDA&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22squirt%22|%22squirts%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 9,
    16. : Women who squirt rhapsodize about the experience, reporting that it elicits feelings of empowerment and a deeper connection to their own bodies.


      * Inter: sense » to be ejected in a rapid stream

  • Inter: sense » to cause to be ejected in a rapid stream
  • Inter: sense » to eject a rapid stream at
  • Inter: sense » to speak rapidly
  • Inter: sense » (of a female) to ejaculate

    Related terms

    * squirter


    Inter: trans-top » to be ejected, in a rapid stream
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|disŝpruci
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ruiskuta
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|gicler
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|spritzen

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|spriccel
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|esguicho|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|брызгать

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ruiskuttaa

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to throw out or utter words rapidly
    • Finnish: puhua pälättää

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » nl: spuiten

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * quirts
    Translation: cs » squirt
    Translation: de » squirt
    Translation: et » squirt
    Translation: el » squirt
    Translation: es » squirt
    Translation: eo » squirt
    Translation: fa » squirt
    Translation: fr » squirt
    Translation: ko » squirt
    Translation: io » squirt
    Translation: it » squirt
    Translation: kn » squirt
    Translation: hu » squirt
    Translation: mg » squirt
    Translation: ml » squirt
    Translation: my » squirt
    Translation: pl » squirt
    Translation: ru » squirt
    Translation: fi » squirt
    Translation: ta » squirt
    Translation: te » squirt
    Translation: vi » squirt