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squat

squat

 
 
pronunciation:
skwat
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, adjective, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: squats, squatted, squatting
definition 1: to sit on one's heels, or to crouch low to the ground.
 
similar words:
crouch
definition 2: to occupy land or a piece of property, usu. temporarily and either legally or illegally.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (oneself or another) to squat.
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: squatter, squattest
definition: having a low, thickset body or structure.
antonyms:
lanky, rangy, tall
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of squatting.
similar words:
crouch
definition 2: a squatting posture or position.