from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Easily nauseated or sickened.
- adj. Nauseated.
- adj. Easily shocked or disgusted.
- adj. Excessively fastidious or scrupulous.
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- adj. easily bothered or upset; tending to be nauseous or nervous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a stomach that is easily turned or nauseated; hence, nice to excess in taste; fastidious; easily disgusted; apt to be offended at trifling improprieties.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Easily disgusted or nauseated; hence, fastidious; scrupulous; particular; nice to excess in questions of propriety or taste; finical: as, a squeamish stomach; squeamish notions.
- Qualmish; slightly nauseated; sickish: as, a squeamish feeling.
- Synonyms Dainty, Fastidious, etc. (see nice), overnice, straitlaced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
Middle English squeimous, alteration of Anglo-Norman escoymous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)