verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- a youngster, especially a meddlesome or impudent one.
- a short person.
- an insignificant, self-assertive person, especially one who is small or young.
Origin of squirt
Synonyms for squirt
Examples from the Web for squirter
Contemporary Examples of squirter
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April 28, 2012
- a person regarded as insignificant or contemptible
- a short person
Word Origin for squirt
mid-15c., squyrten "eject water in a jet," of uncertain origin, probably imitative. Related: Squirted; squirting.
mid-15c., originally "diarrhea," from squirt (v.). Meaning "a whipper-snapper" is from 1839.