Squibbed
Squib Squib, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squibbed} (skw[i^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squibbing}.] To throw squibs; to utter sarcastic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute; as, to squib a little in debate. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • squibbed — skwɪb n. witty verbal attack, lampoon; short humorous article used as filler in a magazine or newspaper; small firecracker v. satirize, lampoon; shoot off a small firecracker …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Squib — Squib, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squibbed} (skw[i^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squibbing}.] To throw squibs; to utter sarcastic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute; as, to squib a little in debate. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squibbing — Squib Squib, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squibbed} (skw[i^]bd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squibbing}.] To throw squibs; to utter sarcastic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute; as, to squib a little in debate. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squib — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1525 1. a. a short humorous or satiric writing or speech b. a short news item; especially filler 2. a. a small firecracker b. a broken firecracker in which the powder burns with a fizz 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • squib — squibbish, adj. /skwib/, n., v., squibbed, squibbing. n. 1. a short and witty or sarcastic saying or writing. 2. Journalism. a short news story, often used as a filler. 3. a small firework, consisting of a tube or ball filled with powder, that… …   Universalium

  • squib — 1. noun /skwɪb/ a) A small firework that is intended to spew sparks rather than explode. English Navy squibs set fire to two dozen enemy ships in a Dutch harbor during the 16th century battle against the Spanish Armada. b) A similar device used… …   Wiktionary

  • squib off —    to murder    Usually by shooting, presumably from the noise made by the firework:     The night Joe got squibbed off. (Chandler, 1939) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • squib — noun 1》 a small firework that hisses before exploding. 2》 a short piece of satirical writing.     ↘N. Amer. a short news item. 3》 informal a small or weak person. 4》 N. Amer. (in sport) a short or weak kick or hit. verb (squibs, squibbing,… …   English new terms dictionary

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