water pistol


noun

a toy gun that shoots a stream of liquid.

Origin of water pistol

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called water gun, squirt gun.
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water pistol

noun

a toy pistol that squirts a stream of water or other liquidAlso called (US): water gun
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