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Definition of "squatter" [squat•ter]

  • One who squats, sits down idly. (noun)
  • A large-scale grazier and landowner. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "squatter" in a sentence
  • "More than 1.3 million Haitians live in squatter camps, facing disgruntled landowners and violent evictions, with no international or government plan to move or house them."
  • "Creating cell and house churches builds on existing social and family networks in squatter communities."
  • "Additional benefits are bringing employment to people in squatter cities, recycling lots of electronic components and creating economic development where it is needed most."