Pronunciation: (skwûrt),[key] —v.i. 1. to eject liquid in a jet from a narrow orifice: The hose squirted all over us. 2. to eject a spurt of liquid: The lemon squirted in my eye.
—v.t. 1. to cause (liquid or a viscous substance) to spurt or issue in a jet, as from a narrow orifice: Squirt the water over that way! 2. to wet or bespatter with a liquid or viscous substance so ejected: to squirt someone with a hose.
—n. 1. the act of squirting.
2. a spurt or jetlike stream, as of water.
3. a small quantity of liquid or viscous substance squirted: Put a squirt of chocolate sauce on my ice cream. 4. Informal. a. a youngster, esp. a meddlesome or impudent one.
b. a short person.
c. an insignificant, self-assertive person, esp. one who is small or young.
5. an instrument for squirting, as a syringe.
6. Usually, squirts.Dial.diarrhea.