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English definition of “water pistol”

water pistol

noun [C]     (US also squirt gun)
a toy gun with which you can send out a stream of water to hit people or thingsToys and dolls
(Definition of water pistol noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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