- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM squirtsquirter, nounsquirt·ing·ly, adverbun·squirt·ed, adjective
How to use squirt in a sentence
This apparently indicates his guilt, and the pilot labels him a “squirter.”
I would like to get the miserable ink-squirter who wrote that, and make him run at five hundred yards from my Martini.Aletta|Bertram Mitford
The modern touch was shown in Councillor Cotterill's bay windows, bath-room and garden squirter.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
If thou bringest old histories up again, thou wilt receive thy old school-name, 'the Smoke-squirter.'O. T.|Hans Christian Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for squirt
- a person regarded as insignificant or contemptible
- a short person