Definition of Squashy

1. Adjective. Like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness.

Exact synonyms: Pulpy
Similar to: Nonwoody
Derivative terms: Pulp, Pulpiness



2. Adjective. (of soil) soft and watery. "Swampy bayous"

3. Adjective. Easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility. "Spongy bread"
Exact synonyms: Spongelike, Spongy, Squishy
Similar to: Soft
Derivative terms: Sponge, Sponginess, Sponginess

Definition of Squashy

1. a. Easily squashed; soft.

Definition of Squashy

1. Adjective. Easily squashed when pressed ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling a bog or marsh underfoot ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squashy

1. soft and moist [adj SQUASHIER, SQUASHIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squashy

squash vine
squashable
squashed
squasher
squashers
squashes
squashier
squashiest
squashily
squashiness
squashinesses
squashing
squashingly
squashings
squashlike
squashy (current term)
squat
squat thrust
squat thrusts
squat toilet
squaterole
squatly
squatness
squatnesses
squats
squatted
squatter
squattered
squattering

Literary usage of Squashy

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1. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"OF SCRUNCHY DAYS AND squashy DAYS. HOW PEOPLE TALK. WAS CHARLES PERHAPS UNFAIR, AFTER ALL? CHARLES was looking no doubt very miserable and depressed when he ..."

2. Flower Poems by John Clare (2001)
"Swamps of wild rush beds and slough's squashy traces, Grounds of rough fallows wi' thistle and weed, Flats and low valleys of ..."

3. Episodes by George Slythe Street (1895)
"His father was a rich brewer, whose hopes were centred in squashy, and who gave him ... A very small boy ran into him; squashy kicked the very small ..."

4. The Cheshire Sheaf ...: Being Local Gleanings, Historical and Antiquarian by Francis Sanders, William Fergusson Irvine, J. Brownbill (1880)
"squashy. Soft, unripe, immature. It is sometimes said of young, ... A young and rather foolish person is also sometimes said to be but squashy. ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"It is sometimes said of young, unripe potatoes, "they eat'n squashy." (2) also used metaphorically in describing young and foolish persons. Mow COP. ..."

6. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"... you know, juicy and cut very thick, and jess squashy with gravy and ... the last sentence—"jess squashy with gravy and ..."

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