Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
   

squash1

 
 
pronunciation:
skwash
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun), Word Explorer
part of speech: verb
inflections: squashes, squashing, squashed
definition 1: to press, beat, or crush into a flat mass.
I stepped on the ant and squashed it.
similar words:
crush, mash
definition 2: to be pressed or crushed into a flat mass.
The flowers were squashed by the dog.
definition 3: to press or squeeze into a tight space.
Many people were squashed into the subway.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a racket sport for two or four players. Squash is played in a court with four walls.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
Word Explorer
See
  sport