Definitions

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

  • transitive v. Informal To squash or squeeze: "You can . . . dream about which celebs you'd die to see squooshed into a tiny room” ( Mirabella).

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  • v. squash, squeeze
  • v. To be squashed or squeezed; to squish.

Etymologies

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

Imitative.

Examples

  • This was in Illinois, it was arctic cold most of the time, so I had to squoosh her into the little one person shower enclosure to shampoo her off.

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  • He uses it to squoosh meat and fish when cooking it at high heat.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • That said, knowing how hard most good cheeses are to cut they're either hard or they squoosh, I can't imagine what a pain those big ol' stacks o' cheese were to cut under the pressure of 200 guests all ravening for a bit of fromage.

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  • Nihilist: Yeah and maybe we stomp on it and squoosh it, Lebowski.

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  • Also I don't use a bag - just dribbled the oil & balsalmic on and then squoosh it around with my hands.

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  • Every day I have a list of 20 things to do -- with only time to do 10 things -- and yet I seem to squoosh in 30 things.

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  • My favourite it the Magpie- my friend made a film about them a couple of years ago and i'm in it saying 'they're like English parrots don't you think?' and then going on to show how I think they have really great bums that you just want to squoosh your face in.

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  • You can take the pieces apart or squoosh them together.

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  • Whisk well, then dump in the meat, bread crumbs and the roux and wash your hands so you can just get in there and squoosh stuff around.

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  • He didn't notice that her expression, as she looked back at him, was the way you squint at a roach just before you squoosh it.

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