squirt

To squirt is to abruptly squeeze a liquid out of something. When you spend the day at the beach, you might squirt sunblock on your arms or squirt ketchup on the fries you bought at the snack bar.

Octopuses and squid use their ability to squirt black ink to confuse their predators. Most kids enjoy using squirt guns to squirt each other with water. In both cases, the discharge itself can be called a squirt. If someone calls you a squirt, however, they mean that you're an insignificant and possibly annoying person: "Get lost, squirt! You're bothering me!"

Definitions of squirt
1

v cause to come out in a squirt

“the boy squirted water at his little sister”
Synonyms:
eject, force out, squeeze out
Types:
spritz
eject (a liquid) quickly
extravasate
force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
Type of:
discharge
pour forth or release

v wet with a spurt of liquid

Types:
squish
put (a liquid) into a container or another place by means of a squirting action
Type of:
wet
cause to become wet

n the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

Synonyms:
jet, spirt, spurt
Types:
spray
a jet of vapor
spritz
a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
Type of:
discharge, outpouring, run
the pouring forth of a fluid

n someone who is small and insignificant

Synonyms:
pip-squeak, small fry
Type of:
cipher, cypher, nobody, nonentity
a person of no influence

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