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〔 skwɑt 〕


〔 skwɒt 〕

Overview of noun squat

The noun squat has 3 senses

Overview of verb squat

The verb squat has 3 senses

  • squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down -- (sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm")

  • squat -- (be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low")

  • squat -- (occupy (a dwelling) illegally)

Overview of adj squat

The adj squat has 2 senses

  • chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy -- (short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure")

  • squat, underslung -- (having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground)