Sas·​quatch | \ ˈsa-ˌskwach How to pronounce Sasquatch (audio) , -ˌskwäch How to pronounce Sasquatch (audio) \

Definition of Sasquatch

: a hairy creature like a human being reported to exist in the northwestern U.S. and western Canada and said to be a primate between 6 and 15 feet (1.8 and 4.6 meters) tall

called also bigfoot

First Known Use of Sasquatch

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sasquatch

Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) sésq̓əc

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“Sasquatch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Sasquatch

: 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

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