noun Sas·quatch \ˈsas-ˌkwach, -ˌkwäch\

: a large, hairy creature that walks on two feet like a man and that some people claim to have seen in the northwestern U.S. and western Canada

Full Definition of SASQUATCH

:  a hairy creature like a human being reported to exist in the northwestern United States and western Canada and said to be a primate between 6 and 15 feet (1.8 and 4.6 meters) tall —called also bigfoot


Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) sésq̓əc
First Known Use: 1929


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