squirt meaning, squirt definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( squirts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( squirting    present participle)   ( squirted    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you squirt a liquid somewhere or if it squirts somewhere, the liquid comes out of a narrow opening in a thin fast stream.  
Norman cut open his pie and squirted tomato sauce into it...      V n prep/adv  
The water squirted from its throat...      V prep/adv  
      Squirt is also a noun., n-count   usu N of n  
It just needs a little squirt of oil.     
2       verb   If you squirt something with a liquid, you squirt the liquid at it.  
I squirted him with water...      V n with n  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
See also:

squint, squire, squirm, suit

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