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squirt

 (skwûrt)
v. squirt·ed, squirt·ing, squirts
v.intr.
1. To flow from a narrow opening in a thin forceful stream or jet; spurt.
2. To issue in a thick flow: A dab of toothpaste squirted from the tube.
3. To eject liquid in a forceful stream or thick flow: squeezed the lemon till it squirted.
4. To move in a sudden dart or burst: "The pigeon squirted out of the old man's hand into the cage" (E. Annie Proulx).
v.tr.
1. To eject (liquid) forcibly in a thin stream from a narrow opening.
2. To squeeze out or extrude in a thick flow: squirted a bead of caulk into the crack.
3. To wet with a spurt of liquid.
n.
1. The act of squirting.
2. An instrument, such as a syringe, used for squirting.
3. A squirted jet of liquid.
4. Slang
a. A small or young person.
b. An insignificant or contemptible person.

[Middle English squirten, possibly of Middle Dutch or Middle Low German origin; akin to Low German swirtjen.]

squirt′er n.

squirt

(skwɜːt)
vb
1. to force (a liquid) or (of a liquid) to be forced out of a narrow opening
2. (tr) to cover or spatter with liquid so ejected
n
3. a jet or amount of liquid so ejected
4. the act or an instance of squirting
5. an instrument used for squirting
6. informal
a. a person regarded as insignificant or contemptible
b. a short person
[C15: of imitative origin]
ˈsquirter n

squirt

(skwɜrt)

v.i.
1. to eject liquid in a jet or spurt, as from a narrow orifice.
v.t.
2. to cause (liquid or a viscous substance) to spurt or issue in a jet, as from a narrow orifice.
3. to wet or bespatter with a liquid or viscous substance so ejected.
n.
4. the act of squirting.
5. a small spurt or jetlike stream of liquid or viscous substance.
6. Informal.
a. a youngster, esp. a meddlesome or impudent one.
b. a short person.
c. an insignificant, self-assertive person, esp. one who is small or young.
7. an instrument for squirting, as a syringe.
[1425–75; (v.) late Middle English, appar. variant of swirten, akin to Low German swirtjen with same sense; perhaps akin to swirl]
squirt′er, n.

squirt

In air-to-air refuelling, a means of providing visual detection of a nearby aircraft. In practice this is achieved by the donor aircraft dumping fuel and/or the receiver aircraft selecting afterburners, if so equipped.

squirt


Past participle: squirted
Gerund: squirting

Imperative
squirt
squirt
Present
I squirt
you squirt
he/she/it squirts
we squirt
you squirt
they squirt
Preterite
I squirted
you squirted
he/she/it squirted
we squirted
you squirted
they squirted
Present Continuous
I am squirting
you are squirting
he/she/it is squirting
we are squirting
you are squirting
they are squirting
Present Perfect
I have squirted
you have squirted
he/she/it has squirted
we have squirted
you have squirted
they have squirted
Past Continuous
I was squirting
you were squirting
he/she/it was squirting
we were squirting
you were squirting
they were squirting
Past Perfect
I had squirted
you had squirted
he/she/it had squirted
we had squirted
you had squirted
they had squirted
Future
I will squirt
you will squirt
he/she/it will squirt
we will squirt
you will squirt
they will squirt
Future Perfect
I will have squirted
you will have squirted
he/she/it will have squirted
we will have squirted
you will have squirted
they will have squirted
Future Continuous
I will be squirting
you will be squirting
he/she/it will be squirting
we will be squirting
you will be squirting
they will be squirting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been squirting
you have been squirting
he/she/it has been squirting
we have been squirting
you have been squirting
they have been squirting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been squirting
you will have been squirting
he/she/it will have been squirting
we will have been squirting
you will have been squirting
they will have been squirting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been squirting
you had been squirting
he/she/it had been squirting
we had been squirting
you had been squirting
they had been squirting
Conditional
I would squirt
you would squirt
he/she/it would squirt
we would squirt
you would squirt
they would squirt
Past Conditional
I would have squirted
you would have squirted
he/she/it would have squirted
we would have squirted
you would have squirted
they would have squirted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squirt - someone who is small and insignificant
nobody, nonentity, cypher, cipher - a person of no influence
2.squirt - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)squirt - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
outpouring, discharge, run - the pouring forth of a fluid
spray - a jet of vapor
spritz - a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
Verb1.squirt - cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
spritz - eject (a liquid) quickly; "spritz water on a surface"
extravasate - force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
discharge - pour forth or release; "discharge liquids"
2.squirt - wet with a spurt of liquid; "spurt the wall with water"
wet - cause to become wet; "Wet your face"
squish - put (a liquid) into a container or another place by means of a squirting action

squirt

verb
1. spurt, shoot, gush, burst, jet, surge, erupt, spew The water squirted from its throat.
2. spray, wet, sprinkle, shower, scatter, diffuse, spatter, atomize Its linings were simply squirted with oil.
noun
1. spurt, jet, burst, gush, surge, eruption a squirt of air freshener
2. pipsqueak, twerp (Brit. informal), whippersnapper, squit (Brit. informal), nerd or nurd (Brit. informal) He was, by his own admission, `a bit of a squirt' as a kid.

squirt

verb
To eject or be ejected in a sudden thin, swift stream:
noun
1. A sudden swift stream of ejected liquid:
2. Informal. An insignificant but arrogant and obnoxious young person:
Slang: twerp.
Translations
يَنْبَجِس، يَتَدَفَّق
stříkattryskat
sprøjte
spriccel
sprauta , spÿtast
purkštišvirkšti
izšļāktizšļāktiesšļāktšļākties
fışkır mak

squirt

[skwɜːt]
A. N
1. (= jet, spray) → chorro m
2. (= child) → mequetrefe mf, chiquitajo/a m/f, escuincle mf (Mex); (= person) → farolero/a m/f, presumido/a m/f
B. VT [+ liquid] → lanzar; [+ person, car] → mojar
to squirt water at sblanzar un chorro de agua hacia algn
C. VI to squirt out/insalir/entrar a chorros
the water squirted into my eyessalió un chorro de agua que me dio en los ojos

squirt

[ˈskwɜːrt]
n
[water] → jet m
a squirt of sth [+ perfume, soda water] → une goutte de qch
(pejorative) (= weak person) → minable mf
vijaillir, gicler
vt [+ oil, water, detergent]
Squirt a little oil into the keyhole → Mets quelques gouttes d'huile dans le trou de la serrure.squirt gun n (US)pistolet m à eau

squirt

n
Spritzer m
(= implement)Spritze f
(pej inf: = person) → Fatzke m (inf); (small) → Pimpf m (inf)
vt liquidspritzen; object, personbespritzen; to squirt water at somebody, to squirt somebody with waterjdn mit Wasser bespritzen
vispritzen

squirt

[skwɜːt]
1. n (of water) → schizzo; (of detergent, perfume) → spruzzo
2. vtspruzzare
3. vischizzare

squirt

(skwəːt) verb
to (make a liquid etc) shoot out in a narrow jet. The elephant squirted water over itself; Water squirted from the hose.

squirt

n inhalación f, disparo; one squirt in each nostril..una inhalación (un disparo) en cada fosa nasal
References in classic literature ?
I see the white smoke squirt out of the ferryboat's side.
And he kneeled down and begun to unscrew the heel-plate, everybody watching; and when he got that big di'mond out of that boot-heel and held it up and let it flash and blaze and squirt sunlight everwhichaway, it just took everybody's breath; and Jubiter he looked so sick and sorry you never see the like of it.
Of course, when I use these words, I do not mean to apply them to La Carlotta, who sings like a squirt and who ought never to have been allowed to leave the Ambassadeurs and the Cafe Jacquin; nor to La Sorelli, who owes her success mainly to the coach-builders; nor to little Jammes, who dances like a calf in a field.
They do not seem to have any notion of biting; but when much frightened they squirt a drop of fluid from each nostril.
She sat quivering while a member of the lower orders deposited a metal funnel, a saucepan, and a garden squirt beside the roll of oilcloth.
I was fatuously full of my own late tremors and present relief; and my first idiotic act was to spill some whiskey and squirt the soda-water all over in my anxiety to do instant justice to the occasion.
The Head Squirt takes the blank, the health certificate, and the mug, an' fires more questions.
In public buildings, visitors are implored, through the same agency, to squirt the essence of their quids, or 'plugs,' as I have heard them called by gentlemen learned in this kind of sweetmeat, into the national spittoons, and not about the bases of the marble columns.
But as he leaves his home he squirts first water and next ink into his captor's face; and it was curious to see the men weaving their heads from side to side to dodge the shot.
The names of those present on this occasion are unimportant, but they had been known to generations of school-boys as Sighs, Tar, Winks, Squirts, and Pat.
And because we lived in the shadow of the police, we opened oysters and fed them to them with squirts of pepper sauce, and rushed the growler or got stronger stuff in bottles.
The fusillade below stopped short, as I had foreseen it would when the squirts got empty.