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Definition of "squashy" []

  • Easily squashed. (adjective)
  • Overripe and soft; pulpy. (adjective)
  • Boggy; marshy: squashy ground. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "squashy" in a sentence
  • "Italian popular literature exudes sentiment; and the sale of "squashy" fiction in England is said to be threatened only by an occasional importation of an American "best-seller.""
  • "This sentimentalizing of reality is far more dangerous than the romantic sentimentalizing of the "squashy" variety."
  • "But the bowls were still deplorably full, though the milk was no longer steaming, and the little squares of bread had lost their neat shape, and were all "squashy" together, when Duke threw down his spoon in despair."
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