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squat

adjective

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squat

verb

Synonyms of squat (Entry 2 of 3)

to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • a detective squatting to examine something on the ground

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squat

noun
slang

Synonyms of squat (Entry 3 of 3)

the smallest amount or part imaginable
  • he doesn't do squat all day long and is by far the laziest worker in the company

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The first known use of squat was in the 15th century

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“Squat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squat. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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