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.
Words nearby squirt
Origin of squirt
OTHER WORDS FROM squirtsquirt·er, nounsquirt·ing·ly, adverbun·squirt·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for squirts
Mrs. Agelan knows a simpler way; she fills her mouth with water and squirts it on her hands.Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific|Felix Speiser
Again and again the Mamma squirts the water, till all the mud and dust of the jungle is washed away from the baby's body.The Wonders of the Jungle|Prince Sarath Ghosh
Suppose he waits for a west wind and squirts his gas in this direction?The Slayer Of souls|Robert Chambers
The fluid it squirts from under its tail will scent the whole country round.The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace|Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
Ef she squirts it on dry, an the leaves are dry, too, the eggs wont die.Natalie: A Garden Scout|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for squirts
- a person regarded as insignificant or contemptible
- a short person