Definition of Squatness

1. Noun. The property of being short and broad.

Exact synonyms: Stubbiness
Generic synonyms: Lowness
Derivative terms: Squat, Squat, Stubby



Definition of Squatness

1. Noun. The state of being squat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squatness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squatness

squashiest
squashily
squashiness
squashinesses
squashing
squashingly
squashings
squashlike
squashy
squat
squat thrust
squat thrusts
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squaterole
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squatness (current term)
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squatting

Literary usage of Squatness

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The figures became imbued with ever varying energy and vivacity, and the earlier squatness of the body gave way to a slender- ness, sometimes exaggerated, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The figures became imbued with ever varying energy and vivacity, and the earlier squatness of the body gave way to a slender- ness, ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"His figure was thickset, but had not as yet acquired the squatness of later days. If in the years to come he grew to resemble George Eliot's portrait of Mr. ..."

4. Apollo: An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages by Salomon Reinach (1907)
"It is a typical example of Greek art in Asia, or Ionian art; it shows a tendency to squatness in the forms, but the lines of the body are already indicated ..."

5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"Five feet six inches in height, broad of frame, without the slightest appearance of squatness; his deep, wide chest, strong, square shoulders, short neck, ..."

6. History of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson (1881)
"The type of man which it presents is characterised by something more of squatness and of rudeness than are seen in the works of the later schools ..."

7. The Architecture of the Renaissance in Italy: A General View for the Use of by William James Anderson (1901)
"The squatness of the first floor is contributed to by the balustrade, which cuts off the actual height of the arch orders. A curious circumstance is the ..."

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