squeegee

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English[edit]

the head of a squeegee

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Possibly from squeege, an intensified variant of squeeze. Compare the earlier squill-gee, squillgee.

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squeegee (plural squeegees)

  1. A tool consisting of a rubber blade at right angles to a handle, used for spreading, pushing or wiping liquid material on, across or off a surface, especially when cleaning glass, eg the windscreen of a vehicle or a shop window, to remove soapy water.
  2. (slang) A person who cleans the windscreen of a vehicle stopped in traffic then demands payment from the driver.
  3. (printing) A tool used in silk-screen printing for forcing the ink through the stencil and thus printing the desired image.

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squeegee (third-person singular simple present squeegees, present participle squeegeeing, simple past and past participle squeegeed)

  1. (transitive) To clean with a squeegee.

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