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From Middle English squirten, squyrten, of uncertain origin; probably imitative. Akin to . Compare Low German swirtjen (“to squirt”).
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squirt ( and , plural )
- An instrument from which a liquid is forcefully ejected in a small, quick stream.
- A small, quick stream; a jet
2007, Peter Elst, Sas Jacobs, Object-Oriented ActionScript 3.0, page 9,
Chances are you′ll get a squirt of citrus juice in your eye.
- (hydrodynamics) The whole system of flow in the vicinity of a source.
- A burst of noise.
() An annoyingly pretentious person; a whippersnapper.
1946, Robert Penn Warren, All the King′s Men, 2005, page 606,
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.
(Britain, US, Australia, ) A small child.
- Hey squirt! Where you been?
- (, , ) Female ejaculate.
- (instrument that forcefully ejects liquid)
- (small, quick stream)
- (annoyingly pretentious person)
- (small child) anklebiter
small, quick stream; a jet
squirt (third-person singular simple present , present participle , simple past and past participle )
(, of a liquid) To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
- The toothpaste squirted from the tube.
1865, Sabine Baring-Gould, The Book of Werewolves, 2008, Forgotten Books, page 121,
His servants would stab a child in the jugular vein, and let the blood squirt over him.
(, of a liquid) To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
1815 February 24, , Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. In Three Volumes, volume (please specify |volume=I, II, or III), Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,…; and Archibald Constable and Co.,…, OCLC :
- The hard-featured miscreant… coolly rolled his tobacco in his cheek, and squirted the juice into the fire grate.
- 1815 February 24, , Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. In Three Volumes, volume (please specify |volume=I, II, or III), Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,…; and Archibald Constable and Co.,…, OCLC :
2010, Christy Isbell, Mighty Fine Motor Fun: Fine Motor Activities for Young Children, page 81,
Ask the child to squirt the target with water.
To hit with a rapid stream of liquid.
(, , ) To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of L’Estrange to this entry?)
(, , , of a female) To ejaculate
2010, Sonia Borg, Oral Sex She′ll Never Forget, page 9,
Women who squirt rhapsodize about the experience, reporting that it elicits feelings of empowerment and a deeper connection to their own bodies.
- (to be ejected in a rapid stream)
- (to cause to be ejected in a rapid stream)
- (to eject a rapid stream at)
- (to speak rapidly)
- ((of a female) to ejaculate)
to be ejected, in a rapid stream
to cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream
to hit with a rapid stream of liquid
to throw out or utter words rapidly
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