Examples of squeamish in a Sentence
I used to be squeamish about eating raw fish.
I'm too squeamish to watch horror movies.
Recent Examples of squeamish from the Web
Not for the squeamish, the islands are also home to creepy crawlers like the world’s rarest snake, called the St. Lucia Racer, that slithers between the rock crevices, and the whiptail lizard with its speckled blue tail.
With a surprisingly deep ensemble cast and a willingness to talk about issues other sitcoms get squeamish about, Superstore is one of TV’s best comedies.
While the pictures of the two little goats stranded atop a huge bridge may make humans a little squeamish, the truth is the animals were probably doing just fine.
So any audience members that get squeamish when actors don’t talk for longer periods of time may have a hard time with it because there’s a lot of silence.
Hanak and other experts say Californians shouldn't be squeamish.
Inspired, in part, by the life and research of anthropologist Fuambai Sia Ahmadu and a controversial paper by University of Chicago cultural psychologist Richard Shweder, Human Rites is not for the squeamish.
For those a little squeamish about getting their hands dirty, the notion of making composting work in a small space—say, a fifth-floor walkup—might seem beyond daunting.
McDowell's surgical notes are not for the squeamish.
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Origin and Etymology of squeamish
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
SQUEAMISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of squeamish for English Language Learners
: afraid to deal with or do things that might hurt or offend people
: having an unpleasantly nervous or doubtful feeling
: easily shocked, offended, or disgusted by unpleasant things
SQUEAMISH Defined for Kids
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