squirt gun
noun Date: 1803 water pistol

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • squirt gun — squirt′ gun n. 1) spray gun 2) water pistol • Etymology: 1795–1805, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • squirt gun — ☆ squirt gun n. a toy gun that shoots a stream of water …   English World dictionary

  • squirt gun — n AmE a ↑water pistol …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squirt gun — squirt ,gun noun count a WATER PISTOL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • squirt gun — noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water • Syn: ↑water pistol, ↑water gun, ↑squirter • Derivationally related forms: ↑squirt (for: ↑squirter) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • squirt gun — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms squirt gun : singular squirt gun plural squirt guns a water pistol …   English dictionary

  • squirt gun — noun A toy gun used to shoot water. He possessed a large squirt gun which he delighted to fill with bilge water in the dead of night. Syn: water pistol, water gun …   Wiktionary

  • squirt gun — 1. See spray gun. 2. See water pistol. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • squirt gun — /ˈskwɜt gʌn/ (say skwert gun) noun Chiefly US → water pistol …   Australian English dictionary

  • squirt gun — noun N. Amer. a water pistol …   English new terms dictionary

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