squat·​ty ˈskwä-tē How to pronounce squatty (audio)
squattier; squattiest
: low to the ground

Examples of squatty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tall, arcing element of Tatum Scales and its squatty companion evoke traditional African decorative geometries — and, well, a female breast. Scott Cantrell, Dallas News, 26 May 2023 Ellen strongly recommends buying blue-light-blocking glasses and a squatty potty. Lauren Oyler, Harper’s Magazine , 10 Apr. 2023 That tint is too dark; that truck is too squatty. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 8 June 2021 Joseph is 6 feet 4 and 329 pounds and plays a position — nose tackle — that even sounds stagnant and squatty. Los Angeles Times, 12 Nov. 2021 Mikulak, the 2018 world championships bronze medalist on the apparatus, had a sloppy routine and squatty landing on his dismount. BostonGlobe.com, 24 July 2021 Toads use their short, squatty legs to hop or walk. Washington Post, 4 May 2021 Ori might be a little squatty now, but eventually, Ori will be a powerful hunter and grow to about 2 feet tall. cincinnati.com, 30 Apr. 2021 Listed at 6-2, 320 pounds, Alim McNeill is a squatty but powerfully built nose tackle who could help solidify Dallas’ interior run defense with experience. John Owning, Dallas News, 16 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of squatty was in 1881

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“Squatty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squatty. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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squat·​ty ˈskwät-ē How to pronounce squatty (audio)
squattier; squattiest
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