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squash·y

 (skwŏsh′ē, skwô′shē)
adj. squash·i·er, squash·i·est
1. Easily squashed.
2. Overripe and soft; pulpy.
3. Boggy; marshy: squashy ground.

squash′i·ly adv.
squash′i·ness n.
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squashy

(ˈskwɒʃɪ)
adj, squashier or squashiest
1. easily squashed; pulpy: a squashy peach.
2. soft and wet; marshy: squashy ground.
3. having a squashed appearance: a squashy face.
ˈsquashily adv
ˈsquashiness n
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squash•y

(ˈskwɒʃ i, ˈskwɔ ʃi)

adj. squash•i•er, squash•i•est.
1. easily squashed; pulpy: squashy fruit.
2. soft and wet: squashy ground.
3. having a squashed appearance.
[1690–1700]
squash′i•ly, adv.
squash′i•ness, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squashy - like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
nonwoody - not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
2.squashy - (of soil) soft and waterysquashy - (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
3.squashy - easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility; "spongy bread"
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
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squashy

adjective soft, yielding, mushy, spongy, pulpy, pappy deep, squashy sofas
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

squashy

adjective
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
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Translations
سَهْلٌ سَحْقُه أو هَرْسُه
měkký
blød
kásás
meyr, mjúkur
kolay ezilebilenpeltemsi

squashy

[ˈskwɒʃɪ] ADJ (squashier (compar) (squashiest (superl))) → blando y algo líquido, muelle y húmedo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

squashy

[ˈskwɒʃi] adjmou(molle)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

squashy

adj (+er)matschig; cushionweich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

squashy

[ˈskwɒʃɪ] adj (fruit) → molle; (cushion) → morbido/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

squash

(skwoʃ) verb
1. to press, squeeze or crush. He tried to squash too many clothes into his case; The tomatoes got squashed (flat) at the bottom of the shopping-bag.
2. to defeat (a rebellion etc).
noun
1. a state of being squashed or crowded. There was a great squash in the doorway.
2. (a particular flavour of) a drink containing the juice of crushed fruit. Have some orange squash!
3. (also squash rackets) a type of game played in a walled court with rackets and a rubber ball.
4. a vegetable or plant of the gourd family.
ˈsquashy adjective
soft or easily squashed. The rain makes the fruit very squashy.
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He stood and surveyed her, a fat and freckled old woman wearing a red dress and pink ankle socks, squashily embedded in a floral plastic chair and busy shelling peas or something.