Definition of squash
- squash through the mud
He squashed his nose against the window.
His poor performance squashed any hope he had of a promotion.
The boss squashed my idea immediately.
Someone had squashed all the ribbons together in one box.
First Known Use: 1634See Words from the same year
: to press (something) into a flat or flatter shape
: to stop (something) from continuing by doing or saying something
: to move into a space that is very tight or crowded
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