Share this entry

Share this page

Sasquatch

Line breaks: Sas|quatch
Pronunciation: /ˈsaskwatʃ
 
, -wɒtʃ/

Definition of Sasquatch in English:

noun

Another term for Bigfoot.
Example sentences
  • Along the way, Chabon does a seamless job of mixing in an amazing variety of characters and stories from a wide mix of Native American and European traditions: faeries, giants, ghosts from the old West, Sasquatches, and much more.
  • From Sasquatch to the Mothman, our writer takes on the supernatural
  • In Malaysia some of these reports are leading to scientific research teams heading into the rain forest to find a Sasquatch, or evidence thereof.

Origin

early 20th century: Salish.

Definition of Sasquatch in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something