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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Soft and wet; spongy.
  • adj. Sloppily sentimental.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Yielding easily to pressure; very soft; especially, soft and wet, as mud.
  • adj. Used as a term of endearment.
  • adj. Subjective or vague.

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


From squash (Wiktionary)



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  • A word that is used often in an affectionate way, however, the texture it describes is often most repulsive, see limaceous

    February 7, 2007