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

Definition of squatty

1 : low to the ground

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Examples of squatty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Film room: 3 potential defensive tackle targets for the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL draft," 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, "I Used to Hate Exercise—Until It Was the Only Thing That Got Me Through My Dad's Death," 18 May 2016 Ohio State wants athletes at this position, not just squatty dudes to plump down in the middle. Bill Landis, cleveland.com, "Early signing period 2018: Tommy Togiai National Signing Day Ohio State player profile," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of squatty

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of squatty was in 1881

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21 Dec 2020

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“Squatty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squatty. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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