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squat

 
 
pronunciation:
skwat
parts of speech:
verb, adjective
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part of speech: verb
inflections: squats, squatting, squatted
definition: to sit on one's heels, or to crouch low to the ground with the knees bent.
I squatted to talk to the children.
 
similar words:
crouch
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: squatter, squattest
definition: having a low, heavy body or structure.
My mother is squat in her old age.
antonyms:
lanky
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