Definition of Squalider
1. squalid [adj] - See also: squalid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Squalider
Literary usage of Squalider
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Heart of the Country: A Survey of a Modern Land by Ford Madox Ford (1906)
"It was difficult indeed to say why these were " bad " ; but in each of them the people were darker-browed, squalider, more furtive- eyed. ..."
2. Soldier and Dramatist: Being the Letters of Harold Chapin, American Citizen by Harold Chapin, Sidney Dark (1917)
"Certainly this usually poor and squalid part of France looks poorer and squalider than ever, but in the essentials of livestock it is not greatly so. ..."
3. London Up to Date by George Augustus Sala (1894)
"that I was in England, I could attentively watch the river getting dirtier, and the buildings on its banks growing uglier, dingier, and squalider year after ..."
4. A Family Flight Through Spain by Susan Hale (1883)
"... except that the vehicle seemed a little squarer and squalider than some they knew, and Tommy had perceived that three mules in a row were harnessed to ..."
5. Rousseau by John Morley (1896)
"... untruthfulness, and the whole ragged regiment of the squalider vices. The evil of his temperament now and always was of the dull smouldering kind, ..."