1. firework consisting of a tube filled with powder (as a broken firecracker) that burns with a fizzing noise
Sentences with squib as a noun:
- English Navy squibs set fire to two dozen enemy ships in a Dutch harbor during the 16th century battle against the Spanish Armada.
1. To make a sound such as a small explosion.
- A Snider squibbed in the jungle.
2. (colloquial, dated) To throw squibs; to utter sarcastic or severe reflections; to contend in petty dispute.
- to squib a little debate