squirt - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlesquirting
past tensesquirted
past participlesquirted
  1. [transitive] to make a liquid move with a lot of force

    Nick squirted a few blobs of ketchup onto his burger.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to make someone or something wet by squirting a liquid
      squirt someone/something with something:

      He’s just squirted us with the hosepipe!

    2. b.
      [intransitive] if a line of liquid squirts somewhere, it moves somewhere with a lot of force

      Juice squirted onto his shirt as he bit into the pear.