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squirt from something

[for a liquid] to be ejected in a spurt from something. The water squirted from the hose. Juice squirted from the orange when I squeezed it.
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squirt out(of someone or something)

[for something, especially a liquid] to gush or spurt forth from someone or something. In the horror movie, black stuff squirted out of this guy whenever he got angry. A lot of blood squirted out of the gash and I closed my eyes.
See also: out, squirt

squirt something at someone or something

1. to direct a narrow stream of liquid onto someone or something. They squirted the water at the cat and it ran away. Who is squirting catsup at people?
2. to direct a device for squirting liquid at someone or something. Tom squirted the hose at the cat. Who is squirting the firehose at the front of the house?
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squirt something out of something

 and squirt something out
to cause something to spurt out of something. He squirted a bit of the vaccine out of the syringe, making sure the needle was not clogged. He squirted out a bit of the vaccine.
See also: of, out, squirt

take a leak

Inf. to urinate. (Crude. Use caution with the topic. Usually in reference to a male.) I gotta go take a leak. Back in a minute. He just went out to take a leak.
See also: leak, take

take a leak

to excrete urine He could see the truck driver with his back to them, taking a leak against an old tree.
Usage notes: usually said about men or boys, but sometimes said about an animal: The dog ran under the trees and took a leak.
See also: leak, take

take a leak

  (very informal!)
to pass liquid waste out of the body I'll be back in a moment - I've gotta take a leak.
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take a leak

Urinate, as in Excuse me, I've got to take a leak. [ Vulgar slang; c. 1930]
See also: leak, take


1. n. a small person; a young child, especially a young boy. (Also a term of address.) Hey, squirt, come over here.
2. n. beer or champagne. How about a nice bubbly glass of squirt?

the squirts

n. a case of diarrhea. He’s got the squirts and can’t go out.
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take a leak

and take a piss and take a squirt
tv. to urinate. (Crude. Often objectionable. Usually in reference to a male. Leak is the mildest and piss is the strongest.) I gotta go take a leak. Back in a minute. We stopped at a rest area so old Harry could take a piss.
See also: leak, take

take a squirt

See also: squirt, take

take a leak

Vulgar Slang
To urinate.
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Like a creature from a horror movie, the sea squirt had spread up and around a rock, smothering everything in its path, including shellfish.
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Cadbury Schweppes has had an option to buy the Squirt brand in Mexico under an agreement dating back to 1991.
There is one last summer berry left in all of Sunny Patch and Shimmer and Squirt play a game of "keep away," to see who gets it.
5 cm-long squirt of Toothpaste A on a clean toothbrush.
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The Iceon-based North Valley Tigers of Sylmar will be represented by its Pee Wee B, Bantam A and Squirt B teams.
and Japanese biologists have sequenced nearly all the DNA of Ciona intestinalis, a sea squirt.
The combination of Squirt and Cadbury Schweppes' refreshment beverages portfolio in Mexico will give Cadbury Schweppes the number three position in the Mexican carbonated sector of the market.
The new version -- called Blastin' Green EZ Squirt ketchup -- is due to launch in the US in October, but Heinz denies that it will be rolled out in the UK.
This permits the young -- and the young at heart -- to squirt silly shapes of red tomato ketchup on their food," he said.
Rinse them with clean ware from a squirt bottle until a loose dirt is gone.
Brazilian botanists have caught Mother Nature playing with squirt guns.