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
But Republicans are wary of both, and Mulvaney has reportedly been squeamish about committing the administration to supplying the massive amounts of cash required to effectively deal with the crisis.
Kansas City got off comparatively light with a concussion for tight end Travis Kelce, and a graphic leg injury for wide receiver Chris Conley—watching his Achilles’ tendon recoil in slow motion is not for the squeamish.
Lethal rat traps are more common and convenient, but aren't for the squeamish.
And how might the squeamish be catered to in such a grisly story?
Apple users who were squeamish about handing over their fingerprints now face an even more personal proposition: unlocking their smartphones with their faces.
India's largely middle class ticket buyers aren't squeamish about seeing people squatting in fields.
Of course, having been a subject of study since childhood, Lizzie has a right to feel squeamish about seeking professional help.
Supporting the Kurds, who have bled and died in a battle against terror the U.S. wanted fought but was too squeamish and war-weary to commit major land forces of its own to, is the right thing to do.
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Origin and Etymology of squeamish
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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