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Definition of "squashing" []

  • Present participle of squash. (verb)
  • Belittling. (adjective)
  • The act by which something is squashed; a pressing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "squashing" in a sentence
  • "Why is the GOP traditionally so interested in squashing individual liberties, and so adamant about not extending any sort of helping hand to any other than the already wealthy?"
  • "Over the last decade, Saeed Mortazavi has jailed dozens of journalists and reformist politicians and was instrumental in squashing the opposition Green Movement after last year's presidential election."
  • "Vance, Hull-squashing is an old skeet shooter's trick to break the concentration of other shooters."