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squirt

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

squirtv. t. [Cf. LG. swirtjen to squirt, OSw. sqvätta, 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."  [1913 Webster]
Squirting cucumber. (Bot.) See Ecballium.
squirtv. i. 
  •  To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; -- said of liquids.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, to throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.  L'Estrange.  [1913 Webster]
squirtn. 
  •  An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force.  Young.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A small, quick stream; a jet.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The whole system of flow in the vicinity of a source.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  a youngster.  [PJC]
  •  a short, overly assertive, or impudent person, especially when young; -- used in contempt.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

squirt, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. eject (liquid or powder) in a jet as from a syringe.
2 intr. (of liquid or powder) be discharged in this way.
3 tr. splash with liquid or powder ejected by squirting.
--n.
1 a a jet of water etc. b a small quantity produced by squirting.
2 a a syringe. b (in full squirt-gun) a kind of toy syringe.
3 colloq. an insignificant but presumptuous person.

Derivative
squirter n.
Etymology
ME, imit.

THESAURUS

squirt

a nobody, a nothing, blow out, blowout, cast forth, cipher, common man, debouch, decant, discharge, disembogue, disgorge, disgorgement, dummy, dysentery, ejaculate, ejaculation, emission, eruct, eructation, erupt, eruption, exhaust, expel, expulsion, extravasate, extravasation, figurehead, flush, flux, font, fount, fountain, geyser, gush, insignificancy, jackstraw, jet, lightweight, little fellow, little guy, man of straw, mediocrity, nebbish, nobody one knows, nonentity, obscurity, outburst, outpour, pip-squeak, play, pour, pour forth, pour out, punk, pup, puppy, runs, runt, rush, scrub, send forth, send out, shits, shrimp, small fry, small potato, small potatoes, spatter, spew, spit, spout, spouter, sprat, spray, sprit, spritz, spurt, spurtle, squit, stream, surge, throw out, trots, vomit, vomit forth, vomit out, well, whiffet, whippersnapper

ROGET THESAURUS

squirt

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.

River

N river, running water, jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau, sluice, water spout, water fall, cascade, force, foss, lin, linn, ghyll, Niagara, cataract, rapids, white water, catadupe, cataclysm, debacle, inundation, deluge, chute, washout, rain, rainfall, serein, shower, scud, downpour, driving rain, drenching rain, cloudburst, hyetology, hyetography, predominance of Aquarius, reign of St. Swithin, mizzle, drizzle, stillicidum, plash, dropping, falling weather, northeaster, hurricane, typhoon, stream, course, flux, flow, profluence, effluence, defluxion, flowing, current, tide, race, coulee, spring, artesian well, fount, fountain, rill, rivulet, gill, gullet, rillet, streamlet, brooklet, branch, runnel, sike, burn, beck, creek, brook, bayou, stream, river, reach, tributary, geyser, spout, waterspout, body of water, torrent, rapids, flush, flood, swash, spring tide, high tide, full tide, bore, tidal bore, eagre, hygre, fresh, freshet, indraught, reflux, undercurrent, eddy, vortex, gurge, whirlpool, Maelstrom, regurgitation, overflow, confluence, corrivation, wave, billow, surge, swell, ripple, anerythmon gelasma, beach comber, riffle, rollers, ground swell, surf, breakers, white horses, whitecaps, rough sea, heavy sea, high seas, cross sea, long sea, short sea, chopping sea, hydrodynamics, hydraulics, hydraulicostatics, rain gauge, flowmeter, pegology, irrigation, pump, watering pot, watering cart, hydrant, syringe, garden hose, lawn spray, bhisti, mussuk, fluent, diffluent, profluent, affluent, tidal, flowing, meandering, meandry, meandrous, fluvial, fluviatile, streamy, showery, rainy, pluvial, stillicidous, stillatitious, for men may come and men may go but I go on foreve, that old man river, he just keeps rolling along.


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