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water pistol

water pistol

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a toy pistol that squirts a stream of water or other liquid. Also called (US): water gun

wa′ter pis`tol


n.
a toy gun that shoots a stream of water or other liquid. Also called water gun , squirt gun.
[1900–05]

water pistol

squirt gun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water pistol - plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts waterwater pistol - plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
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This game, pictured, challenges friends and family to catapult giant water balloons at each other from their battle stations then take part in timed water pistol battles with obstacles to hide behind.
8DA DOWN: 1 Ashtray 2 Adherent 3 Blot 4 Bedlinen 5 Tina 6 Osier 8 Water pistol 13 Multigym 14 Unlocked 15 Apricot 18 Cadet 20 Hoot 21 Chat.
A POSTMAN has been banned from delivering to a street after he took revenge on a five-year-old who squirted him with a water pistol.
Recent claims it has dealt with and paid out over include a boy squirting a water pistol into a TV, a boy sitting on a tablet and bending it, and a youngster spilling a cup of juice into a television during a children's party Another damage claim was brought after a customer was painting her walls when her eight-year-old son was chased by a wasp.
He admitted that 14 years ago he sprayed a water pistol at my friend Sara and I as we walked past a pub in Primrose Hill.
A "BULLYING" dad drenched a 72-year-old lollipop man in a water pistol drive-by attack - then hit the pensioner so hard that he knocked out two of his teeth.
The other is Ahmed al-Khatib, a 12-year old from Jenin who was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier in 2005, who mistook his water pistol for a real gun.
Aside from being a water pistol, for me it's a toy, because in our city the security situation is not very convenient.
Last week, Radio Farda quoted a woman who wished to remain anonymous as telling the station that a shop owner had refused to sell her a plastic water pistol her five-year-old daughter had seen in the shop window and asked her mother to buy.
THERE were plenty of water pistol fights and bucketfuls of fun at a festival celebrating the rain.
And the blokes are not coy when it comes to admitting why this is a favourite boys' toy - it''s because they are handled like a gun or a giant water pistol.
He also pleaded guilty to publishing instructions on how to make a flame thrower out of a water pistol but denied one count of soliciting to murder.