squirt


squirt
I. verb Etymology: Middle English; akin to Low German swirtjen to squirt Date: 15th century intransitive verb to come forth in a sudden rapid stream from a narrow opening ; spurt transitive verb to cause to squirt • squirter noun II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a. an instrument (as a syringe) for squirting a liquid b. a small quick stream ; jet c. the action or an instance of squirting 2. a. an impudent youngster b. kid 3

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(through a syringe), ,


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