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  1. squib

    • IPA[skwib]

    美式

    • n.
      a small firework that burns with a hissing sound before exploding.;a short piece of satirical writing.
    • v.
      kick (the ball) a comparatively short distance on a kickoff; execute (a kick) in this way;hit (the ball) with little force, usually with the end of the bat, the typical result being a blooper or infield grounder.
    • verb: squib, 3rd person present: squibs, gerund or present participle: squibbing, past tense: squibbed, past participle: squibbed

    • noun: squib, plural noun: squibs

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a small firework that burns with a hissing sound before exploding.
    • 2. a short piece of satirical writing.
    • North American a short news item or filler in a newspaper.
    • 3. informal a small, slight, or weak person, especially a child.
    • 4. a short kick on a kickoff.
    • a blooper or infield grounder that becomes a base hit.

    動詞

    • 1. kick (the ball) a comparatively short distance on a kickoff; execute (a kick) in this way we decided to squib the kick
    • hit (the ball) with little force, usually with the end of the bat, the typical result being a blooper or infield grounder.
    • 2. archaic utter, write, or publish a satirical or sarcastic attack it is a sport now to taunt and squib and deride at other men's virtues
    • lampoon the mendicant parson, whom I am so fond of squibbing
    • n.
      a situation or event which is much less impressive than expected: my moment of power was a damp squib

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[skwɪb]

    英式

    • n.
      a small firework that burns with a hissing sound before exploding.
    • v.
      kick (the ball) a comparatively short distance on a kick-off; execute (a kick) in this way: we decided to squib the kick

    Oxford Dictionary