verb \ˈskwish\

: to press (something) into a flatter shape

: to move into a space that is tight or crowded

: to make the sound that is made when something very wet is pressed, stepped on, etc.

Full Definition of SQUISH

transitive verb
:  squash <squished the bug>
:  squelch, suck
intransitive verb
:  squelch, suck
squish noun

Examples of SQUISH

  1. The cake accidentally got squished.
  2. We squished together to make more room.
  3. We managed to squish four people in the backseat of the car.
  4. His wet shoes squished when he walked.

Origin of SQUISH

alteration of squash
First Known Use: circa 1647

Rhymes with SQUISH


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