Feeling like one who squirts on a burning haystack with a garden syringe, Felix propounded this scheme to his little daughter.
George squirts on him, and Hereward lies on his back and kicks his legs in the air.
The angry element leaks through, bursts, gushes—is choked back with a ready turf; and squirts up in their faces.
They sneaked into the gate room, and shot at people from the window with squirts.
Most squirts coming in here try to put on they can take the stuff and then they wind up in the gutter.
Suppose he waits for a west wind and squirts his gas in this direction?
Our Spurge-hawk caterpillar, for example, when threatened, squirts from the mouth a spray of poison.
Ef she squirts it on dry, an the leaves are dry, too, the eggs wont die.
Then, when it was out, they put the squirts back into their little express wagon and drove off.
The water slaps on the tile floor and squirts over my dress.
mid-15c., squyrten "eject water in a jet," of uncertain origin, probably imitative. Related: Squirted; squirting.
mid-15c., originally "diarrhea," from squirt (v.). Meaning "a whipper-snapper" is from 1839.
Crazy; eccentric; nutty: I tell you, working out alone can make you squirrelly (1934+)