Definition of squeg
: to oscillate in a highly irregular fashion especially from too much unwanted feedback —used of an electronic system
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of squeg
back-formation from squegger tube in which the valve oscillates, from squegg- (blend of squeeze and wedge) + -er; from the oscillation's being a form of blocking of the grid
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up squeg? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).