water pistol


water pistol
noun
plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
Syn: ↑water gun, ↑squirt gun, ↑squirter
Derivationally related forms: ↑squirt (for: ↑squirter)
Hypernyms: ↑plaything, ↑toy

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noun, pl ⋯ -tols [count]
: a toy pistol that shoots a stream of water — called also (US) water gun (US) squirt gun

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ˈwater pistol [water pistol water pistols] (NAmE also ˈwater gun, ˈsquirt gun) noun
a toy gun that shoots water
See also:squirt gun water gun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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