Squirted
Squirt Squirt (skw[~e]rt), 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. [1913 Webster]

The hard-featured miscreant coolly rolled his tobacco in his cheek, and squirted the juice into the fire grate. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{Squirting cucumber}. (Bot.) See {Ecballium}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • squirt — [[t]skwɜ͟ː(r)t[/t]] squirts, squirting, squirted 1) V ERG If you squirt a liquid somewhere or if it squirts somewhere, the liquid comes out of a narrow opening in a thin fast stream. [V n prep/adv] Norman cut open his pie and squirted tomato… …   English dictionary

  • squirt — I UK [skwɜː(r)t] / US [skwɜrt] verb Word forms squirt : present tense I/you/we/they squirt he/she/it squirts present participle squirting past tense squirted past participle squirted [transitive] to make a liquid move with a lot of force Nick… …   English dictionary

  • squirt — squirt1 [ skwɜrt ] verb transitive to force a liquid to move with great force: Nick squirted a few blobs of ketchup onto his burger. a. transitive to make someone or something wet by squirting a liquid: squirt someone/something with something: He …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • squirt — squirt1 [skwə:t US skwə:rt] 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… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Squirt — (skw[ e]rt), 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. [1913 Webster] The hard… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squirting — Squirt Squirt (skw[ e]rt), 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squirting cucumber — Squirt Squirt (skw[ e]rt), 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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