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Definition of the noun squirt

What does squirt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: squirts

  1. someone who is small and insignificant
  2. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

Alternative definition of the noun squirt

noun

  1. An instrument out of which a liquid is ejected in a small stream with force.
  2. A small, quick stream; a jet.
  3. [British, Australia, US, slang] A small child; derived from the fact that young children tend to urinate unexpectedly.

Definition of the verb squirt

What does squirt mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: squirted | squirting | squirts

  1. cause to come out in a squirt
    • examples: the boy squirted water at his little sister | They squirt the bread with melted butter
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination]Jessica sprayed the wall | Leslie staffed the storeVerbs of Putting: brush, drizzle, hang, plaster, pump, rub, scatter, seed, sew, shower, smear, smudge, sow, spatter, splash, splatter, spray, spread, sprinkle, spritz, spurt, stick, strew, string, swab, wash, wrap
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] with [Theme]Jessica loaded the wagon with boxes
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Jessica squirted water
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] at [Destination]Jessica squirted water at me
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Destination]Jessica loaded boxes into the wagon
      [Theme - substance or concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Locative or Directional Preposition] [Destination]Paint sprayed onto the wall
      there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location]There bubbled a fragant stew over the fireVerbs of Emission: belch, bleed, bubble, dribble, drip, drool, emanate, exude, foam, gush, jet, leak, ooze, percolate, pour, puff, radiate, seep, shed, slop, spew, spill, spout, sprout, spurt, steam, stream, sweat, trickle
      [Agent] [Verb] [Source]I bled him
      [Agent] [Verb] [Theme]The bill shed 50 pages of pork-barrel addons
      [Location] [Verb] with [Theme]The streets gushed with water
      [Source] [Verb]The fountain gushed
      [Source] [Verb] [Theme]The well gushed oil
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] outThe water seeped out
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] from / out of [Source]Oil gushed from the well
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]Water gushed through the streets
      [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme]Over the fire bubbled a fragant stew
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of squirt: eject / force out / squeeze out
    • more generic word: discharge = pour forth or release
    • more specific words:
      • spritz = eject (a liquid) quickly
      • extravasate = force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
  2. wet with a spurt of liquid
    • example: The women squirt water into the bowl
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination]Jessica sprayed the wall | Leslie staffed the store
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] with [Theme]Jessica loaded the wagon with boxes
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Jessica squirted water
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] at [Destination]Jessica squirted water at me
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Destination]Jessica loaded boxes into the wagon
      [Theme - substance or concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Locative or Directional Preposition] [Destination]Paint sprayed onto the wall

      Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): brush, drizzle, hang, plaster, pump, rub, scatter, seed, sew, shower, smear, smudge, sow, spatter, splash, splatter, spray, spread, sprinkle, spritz, spurt, stick, strew, string, swab, wash, wrap.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: wet = cause to become wet
    • more specific word: squish = put (a liquid) into a container or another place by means of a squirting action

Alternative definition of the verb squirt

verb

  1. To be thrown out, or ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.
  2. To cause to be ejected, in a rapid stream, from a narrow orifice; said of liquids.
  3. [figuratively] To throw out or utter words rapidly; to prate.

People

  1. Squirt a.k.a. Steve-O is an American stunt performer, comedian, TV personality, actor, and rapper. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series Jackass and related movies.
  2. Squirt a.k.a. Jeffrey Katzenberg is an American businessman, film studio executive and film producer. As a businessman, he is the CEO of DreamWorks Animation and is also known for his tenure as chairman of The Walt Disney Studios from 1984 to 1994, during which the studio reinvigorated its live-action and animation department, as well as producing some of its biggest hits, including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King. As a founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation, he has overseen the production of such animated franchises as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens and How to Train Your Dragon. Katzenberg has also been involved in politics. With his active support to Barack Obama, he was called as "one of Hollywood's premier political kingmakers and one of the Democratic Party's top national fundraisers.
  3. Squirt a.k.a. Stephanie Katz is an actress.
  4. Squirt a.k.a. Mandy Lee Berger is an actress.

Group

Squirt is a musical group.

Animal

Squirt is a zoo animal.

Characters

  1. Squirt is with the older turtles who are riding the East Australian Current. He encourages Marlin to have fun while riding, even though it appears to be treacherous to Marlin.
  2. Squirt is a fictional character from the 1998 film The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars.
  3. Squirt is a fictional character from the 2010 comedy thriller film Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives.
  4. Squirt is a fictional character from the 1984 film Streets of Fire.

Music

  1. "Squirt" is a musical single of Fluke.
    • also known as Squirt (disc 1), Squirt (disc 2)
    • released on (17 years ago)
  2. "Squirt" is a single by the English electronic music band Fluke.

Drink

Squirt is a caffeine-free, citrus-flavored, carbonated soft drink, created in 1938 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Miscellanea

Squirt was a New Zealand children's television show, produced in Dunedin. It had been aired since 1996 and on two different TV networks, coming to a close on 25 November 2006. Squirt was aired every Saturday morning, originally from 7am to 9am, then from 8:30am to 10am, eventually running from 8:30am to 9am for only 30 minutes. In the original time, many cartoons were aired, such as Cow & Chicken, Batman of the Future and Earthworm Jim just to name a few. There were also weekly competitions, and many informational segments such as "Out There!" and "Astounding Squirt Facts".

Phrases with Squirt

  1. squirt gun
  2. Sea Squirt Shrimp
  3. to squirt
  4. sea squirt

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Squirt

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Google previewThe Everything Pool & Billiards Book (2003)

From Breaking to Bank Shots, Everything You Need to Master the Game by Amy Wall, Francine Crimi

Squirt means that the object ball you strike will not necessarily wind up exactly on the spot you want it to, which is often the collision point on an object ball that you are aiming at — it will either wind up a little to the left or right of the aiming line ...

Google previewUpwelling Systems of the World (2016)

A Scientific Journey to the Most Productive Marine Ecosystems by Jochen Kämpf, Piers Chapman

have shown that this squirt is a recurrent feature in the area, reaching distances on the order of 140 km offshore. Squirt speeds, estimated both through feature-tracking analysis ...

Google previewThe Ancestor's Tale (2005)

A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution by Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong

A typical sea squirt is a bag filled with sea water, plus a gut and reproductive organs, anchored to a rock. The bag is topped by two siphons — one for drawing water in, the other for exhaling it. Day and night, water streams in through one ...

Google previewPeterson's Happy Hour (2010)

Spirited Cocktails and Helpful Hints to Brighten Daily Life by Valerie Peterson

ones advertlsement ts used wtth permtsston of Heaven Hall D1st1ller1es,Inc , page 55 SQUIRT IS a regtstered trademark of A&W Concentrate Compam All rtghts reserved ...

Google previewArchitecture in the Space of Flows (2012)

by Andrew Ballantyne, Chris L. Smith

The sea squirt is a warning – a model of ...

Google previewLife Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution (2010)

by Nick Lane

Though the adult sea squirt is unrecognisable as anything related to our- selves, the tadpole larvae give the game away: the sea squirt is a primitive chordate, which is to say it has a notochord, a forerunner of the spinal chord. This places it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of General Knowledge; or, an Explanation of words and things connected with all the arts and sciences. Illustrated, etc (1831)

by George Crabb

A boy's squirt is a syringe. SYRINX. The musical instrument called Pan's Pipe. SYRUP. A thick composition, formed from the juices of herbs and fruits boiled with sugar. SYSTEM. An assemblage or chain of principles, the several parts of which ...

Google previewMedical Sciences E-Book (2014)

by Jeannette Naish, Denise Syndercombe Court

The sea squirt is the smallest organism with a spinal cord and over 80% of its genes are also found in the human genome. It will be particularly useful for the investigation of the evolutionary aspects of the nervous system. Search results for ...

Google previewThe Knickerbocker (1851)

Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint

A SQUIRT is a species of human cuttle-fish. Small men do best in this part. It requires talent, imagination, self-reliance. It is from the Greek Xxvpvaa, or Danish sprunten, the latter being more definite, spruptc being a sprout. A sprout is a little ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

in the car sales business, windscreen cleaner US, 1953 squirt verb in pool, to strike the cue ball offcentre producing a course in the opposite direction proportional to the degree to which the ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (1973)

by Eric Partridge, Jacqueline Simpson

SQUIRT. ... squirt . A paltry person; a contemptible person, esp. if mean or treacherous: coll : U.S. (–1848), anglicized ca 1875; common also in dial. cf. SQUIT. 2. Hence, at ...

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani (2005)

by Claus Peter Zoller

squirt,. to. squirt away, to - storm...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

squirt n 1. an insignificant, diminutive and/or impudent and annoying individual (usually male). This figurative use of the standard word dates from the ...

Google previewDictionary of English Etymology (1865)

Squirt. As we have spatter, sputter, spurt, N. sputra, spruta, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* SQUIRT. n. si tfrom the verb.

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Usage statistics about squirt

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun squirt:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb squirt:

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Quotes about Squirt

Did Jesus look you in the eyes?
The Gospel is a pack of lies.
Everything's a compromise.

Only senile men are wise,
The game is over, the laughter dies,
Love's just a squirt between the thighs. (John Thorkild Ellison)
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Scrabble value of S1Q10U1I1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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