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Definition of "squeeze" []

  • To press hard on or together; compress. (verb-transitive)
  • To press gently, as in affection: squeezed her hand. (verb-transitive)
  • To exert pressure on, as by way of extracting liquid: squeeze an orange. (verb-transitive)
  • To extract by or as if by applying pressure: squeeze juice from a lemon; squeezed a confession out of a suspect. (verb-transitive)
  • To extract by dishonest means; extort. (verb-transitive)

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 "squeeze" in a sentence
  • "It kept eating my comment to cweenmj up there, so I’m going to squeeze him down here lol *squeeze*"
  • "Oscar, my main squeeze is threatening to put your lights out."
  • "In fact, quickly, before we chat with you, I just want to remind everybody, as Rob was saying, you see there on the side of your screen, we'll have what we call a squeeze back all day long on the winter weather conditions and flight delays across the country."