squat·​ty | \ ˈskwä-tē How to pronounce squatty (audio) \
squattier; squattiest

Definition of squatty

1 : low to the ground

Examples of squatty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Genetics, however, betrayed me—I'm just over five feet tall, and am more accurately described as short and squatty rather than long and lean. Anne Roderique-jones, Marie Claire, 18 May 2016 Ohio State wants athletes at this position, not just squatty dudes to plump down in the middle. Bill Landis, cleveland.com, 20 Dec. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of squatty

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Squatty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squatty. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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