verb (used without object), squibbed, squib·bing.
- to be afraid.
- to flee; escape.
verb (used with object), squibbed, squib·bing.
Origin of squib
Related formssquib·bish, adjective
Examples from the Web for squib
The squib had long burnt out by the time we got there; but the sight that met our astonished gaze was magnificent.A Veldt Official|Bertram Mitford
Considering himself insulted by a squib in the Sangamo Journal, Douglas undertook to cane the editor.Stephen A. Douglas|Allen Johnson
The squib scandalized some grave people, who wrote severe admonitions to the editor.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
"Let me make a squib too, Francie," he begged, squatting down on the mattress beside his host.Soldier Rigdale|Beulah Marie Dix
This squib was published in Florence, and at once aroused the hostility of the Della Cruscans.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan