squish

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verb \ˈskwish\

Definition of squish

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  squash squished the bug

  3. 2 :  squelch, suck

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  squelch, suck

squish

noun

Examples of squish in a Sentence

  1. The cake accidentally got squished.

  2. We squished together to make more room.

  3. We managed to squish four people in the backseat of the car.

  4. His wet shoes squished when he walked.

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Origin and Etymology of squish

alteration of squash


SQUISH Defined for English Language Learners

squish

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Definition of squish for English Language Learners

  • : to press (something) into a flatter shape

  • : to move into a space that is tight or crowded

  • : to make the sound that is made when something very wet is pressed, stepped on, etc.

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