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American English: /skwɛltʃ/
British English: /skwɛltʃ/

Translation of squelch in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (shoes/hooves) (hacer un ruido como de succión)
    they went squelching through the mud
    iban chapoteando por el barro
    Example sentences
    • In a nearby part of the forest, a tall figure dashed confidently through the winding trees, the soft earth squelching slightly beneath his feet.
    • The horses' hooves squelched in the muck of the roadway as they crossed to the south end where a faint light glimmered past the edge of the last house.
    • Griffith had abandoned his own horse and was in the midst of walking towards him, his expression one of careful curiosity tinged with concern, his tall black boots spotted with muck as long grass squelched under his feet.

transitive verb

  • (US) [colloquial]
    bajarle los humos a
    Example sentences
    • But the BCFL and the social-democratic NDP have squelched even a protest campaign against the government.
    • Johnny, however, knowing how Jelly couldn't keep a secret, just gave him a look that squelched any further protests.
    • The security police quickly squelched an extremely rare public demonstration demanding political reform on Monday, the 41st anniversary of the Baath Party's seizure of power here.


  • 1 (noise)
    (ruido como de succión)
    Example sentences
    • The concrete under foot was cold and unpleasantly damp, with intermittent soft squelches and sharp jabs.
    • A soft squelch from the other side of the tree caught his attention, he peered round.
    • Actually, for most of the time the path was sound, except for spring-fed squelches.
  • 2 (retort) (US) [colloquial]
    contestación (feminine) aplastante
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