from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Easily squashed.
- adj. Overripe and soft; pulpy.
- adj. Boggy; marshy: squashy ground.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Easily squashed when pressed
- adj. Resembling a bog or marsh underfoot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Easily squashed; soft.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Soft and wet; miry; muddy; pulpy; mushy; watery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
- adj. like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
- adj. (of soil) soft and watery
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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.
Badminton derives from the name of the estate in Gloucestershire where the game was first played in England; tennis stems from tenetz, an old form of tenez, from French tenir ` to hold '; and squash, according to scholars, probably grew out of the "squashy" sound which the original soft ball made against the wall of the court.
"squashy" custard apple, disregarding the bananas.
Watching the little ones charging about on the beach while I brewed tea and made squashy sandwiches gave me a feeling of happiness and warmth beyond measure.
I think that VLC appeals to people precisely because it is not overly endowed with squashy buttons and flash graphics.
The jars, filled with sugar, gin and fruit, need turning regularly until the sugar has dissolved, then tucking away in a dark corner for a couple of months while the magic gets to work.sloes or damsons 900g, washed and picked oversugar 700ggin around 1.5 litres Wipe the damsons, discarding any that are squashy or bruised.
Revolver is a spacious lounge in the heart of downtown Scottsdale: wood floors, squashy sofas, vaguely Western.
What will Slovenians think as they bite into their first Subway sandwiches, made with comparatively soulless and squashy bread?
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