Friday, 31 January 2014



1.  a firework, usually having a tube filled with gunpowder, that burns with a hissing noise and culminates in a small explosion
2.  a firework that does not explode because of a fault; dud
3.  a short witty attack; lampoon
4.  an electric device for firing a rocket engine
5.  obsolete  an insignificant person
6.  slang  (Austral., NZ) . a coward
7.  (intr.) to sound, move, or explode like a squib
8.  (intr.) to let off or shoot a squib
9.  to write a squib against (someone)
10.  (intr.) to move in a quick irregular fashion
11.  slang (Austral.) (intr) to behave in a cowardly fashion

They call for change
Graphic squibs soon washed away
Photographers’ prey.

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