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Meaning of "squirrelling" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SQUIRRELLING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SQUIRRELLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Squirrelling is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb squirrelling in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SQUIRRELLING

PRESENT

Present
I squirrel
you squirrel
he/she/it squirrels
we squirrel
you squirrel
they squirrel
Present continuous
I am squirreling
you are squirreling
he/she/it is squirreling
we are squirreling
you are squirreling
they are squirreling
Present perfect
I have squirreled
you have squirreled
he/she/it has squirreled
we have squirreled
you have squirreled
they have squirreled
Present perfect continuous
I have been squirreling
you have been squirreling
he/she/it has been squirreling
we have been squirreling
you have been squirreling
they have been squirreling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I squirreled
you squirreled
he/she/it squirreled
we squirreled
you squirreled
they squirreled
Past continuous
I was squirreling
you were squirreling
he/she/it was squirreling
we were squirreling
you were squirreling
they were squirreling
Past perfect
I had squirreled
you had squirreled
he/she/it had squirreled
we had squirreled
you had squirreled
they had squirreled
Past perfect continuous
I had been squirreling
you had been squirreling
he/she/it had been squirreling
we had been squirreling
you had been squirreling
they had been squirreling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will squirrel
you will squirrel
he/she/it will squirrel
we will squirrel
you will squirrel
they will squirrel
Future continuous
I will be squirreling
you will be squirreling
he/she/it will be squirreling
we will be squirreling
you will be squirreling
they will be squirreling
Future perfect
I will have squirreled
you will have squirreled
he/she/it will have squirreled
we will have squirreled
you will have squirreled
they will have squirreled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been squirreling
you will have been squirreling
he/she/it will have been squirreling
we will have been squirreling
you will have been squirreling
they will have been squirreling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would squirrelling
you would squirrelling
he/she/it would squirrelling
we would squirrelling
you would squirrelling
they would squirrelling
Conditional continuous
I would be squirreling
you would be squirreling
he/she/it would be squirreling
we would be squirreling
you would be squirreling
they would be squirreling
Conditional perfect
I would have squirrelling
you would have squirrelling
he/she/it would have squirrelling
we would have squirrelling
you would have squirrelling
they would have squirrelling
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been squirreling
you would have been squirreling
he/she/it would have been squirreling
we would have been squirreling
you would have been squirreling
they would have been squirreling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you squirrel
we let´s squirrel
you squirrel
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to squirrel
Past participle
squirreled
Present Participle
squirreling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SQUIRRELLING

squirm
squirmer
squirming
squirmingly
squirmy
squirrel
squirrel cage
squirrel corn
squirrel monkey
squirrel-cage motor
squirrel-like
squirrel-tail grass
squirrelfish
squirrelled
squirrelly
squirrely
squirt
squirt gun
squirter
squirting cucumber

WORDS THAT END LIKE SQUIRRELLING

bestselling
billing
calling
chilling
controlling
direct selling
drilling
falling
feeling
filling
hot-selling
installing
killing
modelling
rolling
scrolling
selling
spelling
telling
travelling
willing

Synonyms and antonyms of squirrelling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «squirrelling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SQUIRRELLING

Find out the translation of squirrelling to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of squirrelling from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «squirrelling» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

squirrelling
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

squirrelling
570 millions of speakers

English

squirrelling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

squirrelling
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

squirrelling
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

squirrelling
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

squirrelling
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

squirrelling
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

squirrelling
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Squirrelling
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eichhörnchen-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

squirrelling
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

squirrelling
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Squirrelling
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

squirrelling
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

squirrelling
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Squirrelling
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

squirrelling
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

squirrelling
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

squirrelling
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

squirrelling
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

squirrelling
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

squirrelling
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

squirrelling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

squirrelling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

squirrelling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of squirrelling

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SQUIRRELLING»

The term «squirrelling» is used very little and occupies the 175.996 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SQUIRRELLING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «squirrelling» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «squirrelling» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about squirrelling

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SQUIRRELLING»

Discover the use of squirrelling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to squirrelling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The March of Days: Optimistic Realism through the Seasons of ...
The glossy black squirrels who have sogreatlyswollen the town's animal population in recent years provide us urban dwellerswitha fascinating and frantic display of the art of squirrelling. They never, really, have an offseason, but this month ...
Patricia M. Boyer, 2009
2
The Yorkshire Pudding Club
squirrelling. away. every. penny. because. no. one. was. going. to. come. along and give them a nice fat cheque for £10,000, like Penelope Luxmore had just given Helen to start off the baby's savings fund. A couple of temps were good girls ...
Milly Johnson, 2008
3
The Santa Claus Killer:
Chapter. 18. Squirrelling. Around. T. HE BLACK PANTHER exitedthesubwayat 59 th Streetat Columbus Circle. Named after Christopher Columbus, the marble statue at the center ofthe loop was erected as part of New York's 1892 ...
RJ Smith, Glenda Findley, 2014
4
Confessions from Correspondentland: The Dangers and Delights ...
expose the cracks in Downing Street security by squirrelling a reporter into the prime minister's office. As the latest recruit, I was tasked with revealing the fissures in Daily Mirror security by squirrelling myself into the editor's office high above ...
Nick Bryant, 2013
5
Mon Canard: Six Poems
Phoneme sex, indeed . . . give me a break Rodefer, this book makes me jealous - Jennifer Moxley. What makes this work co captivating is Rodefer's ability to orchestrate the most eclectic range of tones and discourses . . .
Stephen Rodefer, 2000
6
Language arts
Besides calling on the child's regular vocabulary the teacher wished the child to know that words of his own invention were acceptable: M: Yes, squirrelling. Did you say "squirrelling?" S: (Indistinct) Squirrelling. Squirrelling. M: You can use ...
Madison Public Schools (Wis.), 1985
7
Power & manoeuvrability
On the other hand, the prudent approach will have the effect of squirrelling away the surpluses into stores of value of some kind which can then be tapped for income at a later date. The significant point is that the money supply effect of using ...
Tony Carty, Alexander McCall Smith, 1978
8
SPIN
We buzz around making our endless telephone calls, squirrelling away data, reading, arguing, fact- checking, going to meetings, panels, workshops, demonstrations, and then heading back to the typewriter — driven"by new evidence — to ...
9
The Killing Bottle
... squirrelling around, began to make small, desperate plans. They could go on slowly perhaps, drinking water from the stream. Maybe even finding some edible plants — stamvrugte — wasn't that a common one? Was it the right season?
Jane Fox, 1999
10
Magazine Editing: How to Develop and Manage a Successful ...
Therican editors avoid that problem by starting features brightly with a colourful spread or two and then squirrelling the rest of the copy away in the back of the magazine where no one will notice it except those who are already hooked, who will ...
John Morrish, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SQUIRRELLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term squirrelling is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Parking fines to fund Vic market renewal
The council is "squirrelling away" the surplus funds to pay for the Queen Victoria Market renewal project, he says. Motorists have been more compliant, paying ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Game of life learnt through board games
I stayed with friends recently and their daughter's quiet moments usually involve her grabbing someone's handbag and secret squirrelling herself under their bed ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
3
Indiana reserves grow to $2.1 billion with spending cuts
... yearly announcements is the absolute lack of ambition our Republican leadership shows in anything except squirrelling your tax dollars away," Porter said in a ... «Washington Times Herald, Jul 15»
4
Snapshot of British savers suggests we're squirrelling away 50 …
Britons are squirrelling away far more money each month compared to a decade ago, according to the latest annual snapshot from National Savings and ... «This is Money, Jul 15»
5
Explainer: What a Grexit would mean
Imagine you woke up one morning and the life savings you'd been squirrelling away in the bank for decades was worth half as much as it was a day earlier. «SBS, Jun 15»
6
Scots colleges under fire for stashing away £100m
Scotland's colleges have come under fire for “squirrelling away” almost £100 million of cash in arms-length bodies at a time of widespread cuts to budgets and ... «Scotsman, Apr 15»
7
We're Saving More — But Getting Rubbish Rates
According to the government's National Savings and Investments (NS&I) savings bank, we're all squirrelling away a bit more money each month. In fact, our ... «The Motley Fool UK, Mar 15»
8
Britons have an average of £32407 squirrelled away - but 1 in 4 …
Of those who are regularly squirrelling away money, the amount they have amassed in both long and short term savings is £32,407. Men generally have more ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
9
Not loving Hertz's failure to communicate
I flew into the airport at 9.20am all ready to jump in one of your trusty manual Corollas and send it squirrelling into town for a morning meeting. No problem. «Stuff.co.nz, Feb 15»
10
Fuel hoarders warned of dangers
Federated Farmers Bay of Plenty provincial vice-president John Scrimgeour said he had not heard of farmers squirrelling away supplies. However, they liked a ... «New Zealand Herald, Jan 15»

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