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verb [with object]
cause (a liquid) to be ejected from a small opening in something in a thin, fast stream or jet:she squirted soda into a glass cause (a container of liquid) to eject its contents in a thin, fast stream:some youngsters squirted a water pistol in her face wet (someone or something) with a jet or stream of liquid in this way:she squirted me with the juice from her lemon wedge [no object] (of a liquid) be ejected from something in this way. [no object] (of an object) move suddenly and unpredictably:he got his glove on the ball but it squirted away transmit (information) in highly compressed or speeded-up form.
1a thin stream or small quantity of liquid ejected from something:a quick squirt of perfume a small device from which a liquid may be ejected in a thin, fast stream. a compressed radio signal transmitted at high speed. 2 informal a person perceived to be insignificant, impudent, or presumptuous:what did he see in this patronizing little squirt?
Remember that squirt
is spelled with -ui-
in the middle.