Definition of squashy in English:

squashy

Syllabification: squash·y
Pronunciation: /ˈskwäSHē
 
, ˈskwôSHē
 
/

adjective (squashier, squashiest)

Easily crushed or squeezed into a different shape; having a soft consistency: a big, squashy leather chair
More example sentences
  • Instead I went to sit on the squashy overstuffed leather chair by the books.
  • If you use this entrance, you miss the lovely squashy leather sofas and the trendy wooden bar area that greets the front door customers.
  • The rooms are furnished in period style with squashy sofas and chairs in intimate groupings complete with photographs and hunting trophies from bygone eras and current family snaps.
Synonyms
springy, resilient, spongy, soft, pliant, pliable, yielding, elastic, cushiony, compressiblemushy, pulpy, slushy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, soft

Derivatives

squashily

Pronunciation: /ˈskwäSHəlē, ˈskwôSHəlē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • I think some ornate, squashily upholstered Victorian furniture would have looked better.
  • A small damp object…struck the ground squashily near where I was standing.

squashiness

noun
More example sentences
  • The squashiness of the butternut shone through beautifully, and the custard was firm but light.
  • Janet explained that the squashiness of a loaf of bread disappears without this key ingredient, and pastry crumbles more easily.
  • Suspension-wise, it's tightened up just enough for confident back-road handling, while still retaining enough squashiness for good off-road articulation.

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