squab

noun \ ˈskwäb \

Definition of squab

plural squabs
1 a : couch
b : a cushion for a chair or couch
2 or plural squab : a fledgling bird; specifically : a fledgling pigeon about four weeks old
3 : a short fat person

squab

adjective

Examples of squab in a Sentence

  1. at one point Robinson Crusoe tells of making a rough-hewn squab with the skins of animals he had killed

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Origin and Etymology of squab

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skvabb loose, fat flesh


SQUAB Defined for Kids

squab

noun \ ˈskwäb \

Definition of squab for Students

: a young pigeon especially when ready for use as food


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