Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Soft; spongy.
  • adjective Making a squishing sound.
  • adjective Not clearly definable; inexact.
  • adjective Sentimental; mawkish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of an object or substance Yielding easily to pressure; very soft; especially, soft and wet, as mud.
  • adjective figuratively, of a person Used as a term of endearment.
  • adjective Subjective or vague.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From squash

Examples

Comments

New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.

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

    February 7, 2007