- 1British • informal A small or insignificant person: a little squit like ThorpeMore example sentences
- The little squit is the author of his own misfortunes.
- I get the impression that Salinger has a lot of admiration for Holden, if only because Holden narrates the whole book and there's nobody else there to comment on him, and yet I find Holden to be just a narrow-minded, priggish, self-pitying little squit.
- 2 (the squits) Diarrhoea.More example sentences
- We strolled into Marble Hill Park: ‘Look at him,’ he said suddenly, pointing to golden Labrador Ike. ‘He could have the squits and I couldn't clean that up, yet I could be fined.
- The next day I had the squits so badly I took a precautionary packet of Immodium to The Proms - Immodium I bought for Cuba and never used; that I took to Egypt and never used.
early 19th century: perhaps related to dialect squit 'to squirt'.