Etymology
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squirt (v.)

late 15c., squyrten "to spit" (intransitive), of uncertain origin, probably imitative. Transitive sense "cause to issue in a sudden jet or stream" is from 1580s. Related: Squirted; squirting. Squirt-gun attested from 1803.

squirt (n.)

late 14c., "diarrhea," from squirt (v.). Meaning "jet of liquid" is from 1620s. Meaning "a whipper-snapper" is from 1839.

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Definitions of squirt
1
squirt (v.)
cause to come out in a squirt;
the boy squirted water at his little sister
Synonyms: force out / squeeze out / eject
squirt (v.)
wet with a spurt of liquid;
2
squirt (n.)
someone who is small and insignificant;
Synonyms: pip-squeak / small fry
squirt (n.)
the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid);
Synonyms: jet / spurt / spirt
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