An instrument from which a liquid is forcefully ejected in a small, quick stream.
A small, quick stream; a jet.
* 2007 , Peter Elst, Sas Jacobs, Object-Oriented ActionScript 3.0 ,
(slang) An annoyingly pretentious person; a whippersnapper.
* 1946 , , 2005,
- Chances are you?ll get a squirt of citrus juice in your eye.
(UK, US, Australia, slang) A small child.
- He was still there when I came up, a squirt' with his hat over one eye and a camera hung round his neck and a grin on his '''squirt''' face. I thought maybe I had seen him around town, but maybe not, the ' squirts look so much alike when they grind them out of journalism school.
* 1986 , Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins, Cutlass Island'', entry in ''Dictionary of American Children?s Fiction, 1960-1984: Recent Books of Recognized Merit ,
- Hey squirt ! Where you been?
* 2010 , Karen Witemeyer, A Tailor-Made Bride , Bethany House Publishers, US,
- Hurd returns with Mal, Mr. Eph, and Gumbo, the “town squirt ” of twelve, and the boys? activities come out.
- How the child managed to converse and fold at the same time was a marvel, yet the shirt lay in a tidy rectangle by the time she came up for air.
(slang) Female ejaculate
- “Thanks, squirt .” He winked at her and she giggled.
* (instrument that forcefully ejects liquid)
* (annoyingly pretentious person)
* (small child)
* sea squirt
* squirt bottle
(of a liquid) To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
* 1865 , , The Book of Werewolves , 2008, Forgotten Books,
- The toothpaste squirted from the tube.
(of a liquid) To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice.
* Sir Walter Scott
- His servants would stab a child in the jugular vein, and let the blood squirt over him.
* 1985 , The Living Australia, Dangerous Australians: The Complete Guide to Australia?s Most Deadly Creatures , 2002, Murdoch Books,
- The hard-featured miscreant coolly rolled his tobacco in his cheek, and squirted the juice into the fire grate.
* 2005 , Lisa Heard, NancyRayhorn, 8: Pediatric Sedation'', Jan Odom-Forren, Donna Watson, ''Practical Guide To Moderate Sedation/Analgesia , 2nd Edition,
- It can squirt this poison in jets up to a distance of one metre and usually aims at the eyes of its victim.
* 2011 , James Balch, Mark Stengler, Prescription for Natural Cures ,
- When administering the medication, the RN should place the syringe tip along the side of the mouth and slowly squirt the medicine toward the buccal vestibule, not toward the throat.
To hit with a rapid stream of liquid.
* 2010 , Christy Isbell, Mighty Fine Motor Fun: Fine Motor Activities for Young Children ,
- Use a dropper and squirt the desired amount in the side of the child?s mouth.
(figuratively) To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.
- Ask the child to squirt the target with water.
(intransitive, slang, vulgar, of a female) To ejaculate.
* 2010 , Sonia Borg, Oral Sex She?ll Never Forget ,
- (rfquotek, L'Estrange)
- Women who squirt rhapsodize about the experience, reporting that it elicits feelings of empowerment and a deeper connection to their own bodies.
* (to be ejected in a rapid stream)
* (to cause to be ejected in a rapid stream)
* (to eject a rapid stream at)
* (to speak rapidly)
Poured out freely; profuse.
Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
- So should our joy be very effuse .
(botany) Spreading loosely, especially on one side.
(zoology) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading, as in certain shells.
- an effuse inflorescence
to emit; to give off
(figuratively) to gush; to be excitedly talkative and enthusiastic about something
To pour out like a stream or freely; to cause to exude; to shed.
to leak out through a small hole
- With gushing blood effused .
(obsolete) effusion; loss
- Much effuse of blood.