American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Soft and wet; spongy.
- adj. Sloppily sentimental.
- adj. of an object or substance Yielding easily to pressure; very soft; especially, soft and wet, as mud.
- adj. figuratively, of a person Used as a term of endearment.
- adj. Subjective or vague.
- adj. easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
- From squash (Wiktionary)
“The bathroom design insured that that if a shower was taken before bed, the entire floor would remain squishy for hours.”
“Others are what Margaret Thatcher might have called squishy, and proud to be so.”
“In fact, a good half of this record can be classified as squishy and gelatinous, lacking the attention to detail and melodic flair that characterised the best compositions on "Writer" and”
“Antitrust standards are notoriously "squishy," and Varney's assertion that a New Deal-like relaxation of enforcement is a clear and present danger (hyperbole on my part) may be more populist than practical.”
“A decision to stay with an employer is based on intangible items, "squishy" things such as the relationship with the boss and co-workers and the organization's culture and values.”
“Voters want another Marco Rubio-conservative person, an unquestioned conservative in the ranks," Haridopolos said, adding that the state Senate's "always been this kind of squishy place, and now it's unquestionably conservative.”
“Although it is only one film -- but Seth Rogen in "Knocked Up" is the "squishy" romantic lead.”
“I keep wondering if that transparent dome is 'squishy' or what!”
“Some outside analysts described the Treasury estimates as "squishy" and suggested the numbers could be overly optimistic.”
“By morning it was a giant 4 foot flooded area that made a "squishy" noise when we stepped on it.”
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Helen's favourite and interesting words: please add yours!
All those fun words that begin with squ-. Be careful; this list is hard to read without some serious eye-crossage.
Words that make me giggle.
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
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Words from 2009 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' film.
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