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squidge

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Pronunciation: /skwɪdʒ
 
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Definition of squidge in English:

verb

[with object] informal
1Squash or crush.
Example sentences
  • Now all I have to remember to do is to stop squidging the six-legged offenders in case they're carrying the precious payload back to the nest.
  • Imelda Redmond, chief executive of Carers UK, said there were more women trying to juggle responsibility for parents and children at the same time: ‘We call them the sandwich generation: they are being squidged from both ends.’
  • Work is so high pressured that you need a bit of stress release, so you sit there and squidge some clay.
1.1 [no object] Make a squelching noise.
Example sentences
  • As summer bled its long days into the shortening evenings of autumn, I'd tramp in reluctantly with feet squidging in wet runners.
  • Under your feet it was just squidging underneath.

Origin

late 19th century: perhaps imitative.

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