Examples of squishy in a Sentence
The ground was wet and squishy.
those are awfully squishy estimates for the final cost of a new football stadium
Recent Examples of squishy from the Web
That's because without a disciplined approach, the inquiry becomes squishy and subjective and could well open the door to unprincipled incursions on executive power - and simply the undoing of democratic electoral outcomes.
And Marshall’s suggestion of a red-state/blue-state division of labor won’t convince populists who believe that their own message, not some squishy business-friendly centrism, is the ideal ice-breaker for white working-class voters.
Because the soft and squishy algae and bacteria does not easily fossilize, the researchers looked for their chemical fingerprints—a group of compounds common to algae, steranes, and compounds found in bacteria, hopanes.
This ought not to be a surprise; after all, what else happens when jacking a car up by a couple of inches and then fitting some squishy tires?
A simple smear of mustard may do for purists, but there is so much potential to explore between the halves of that white squishy bun.
The alien is squishy and terrifying, the performances—from Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson most of all—are thoughtful and engaging, and the movie rattles with a disarming, elegantly realized dread.
Highlander’s seats are extremely comfortable too, soft but not squishy and firm enough and well formed to provide good back, hip and shoulder support.
Intrigued, Matloff wondered if there was a way to take these squishy arguments and put them to an observational test.
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First Known Use of squishy
Synonymsflabby, mushy, pulpy, spongy, squashy, soft, squooshy
Antonymsfirm, hard, solid
Related Wordsdoughy, fleshy; droopy, flaccid, floppy, lank, limp, slack, yielding; bendable, compressible, crushable, elastic, flexible, kneadable, malleable, pliable, pliant, resilient, supple, willowy, workable; airy, light
Near Antonymsinelastic, inflexible, rigid, stiff, tense, unbending, unyielding; resistant, sound, strong, sturdy, tough; case-hardened, crush-proof, hardened, indurated, stiffened, tempered; compacted, compressed, condensed; adamantine, rock, rocklike; sturdy, substantial
SQUISHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of squishy for English Language Learners
: soft and often wet
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