the squeeze

Definition of the squeeze

informal

  1. :  a situation that causes feelings of stress and pressure We are really feeling the squeeze since I lost my job. The government is putting the squeeze on tax evaders.

Word by Word Definitions

squeezeplay
  1. :  to exert pressure especially on opposite sides of :  compress

    :  to extract or emit under pressure

    :  to force or thrust by compression

  1. :  an act or instance of squeezing :  compression

    :  handclasp

    :  embrace


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