squatter

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1squat·ter

intransitive verb \ˈskwä-tər\

Definition of SQUATTER

:  to go along through or as if through water <ducks squattering to the shore>

Origin of SQUATTER

imitative
First Known Use: 1785

2squatter

noun

: someone who lives in a building or on land without the permission of the owner and without paying : someone who squats

Full Definition of SQUATTER

:  one that squats: as
a :  one that settles on property without right or title or payment of rent
b :  one that settles on public land under government regulation with the purpose of acquiring title

First Known Use of SQUATTER

1788

Rhymes with SQUATTER

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