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v. squished, squish·ing, squish·es
To squeeze or crush together or into a flat mass; squash.
To emit the gurgling or sucking sound of soft mud being walked on.
1. A squishing sound.
2. Slang A person regarded as weak and ineffective.
[Probably alteration of squash.]
1. (tr) to crush, esp so as to make a soft splashing noise
2. (intr) (of mud, etc) to make a splashing noise: the ground squishes as you tread.
a soft squashing sound: the ripe peach fell with a squish.
[C17: of imitative origin]
1. to squeeze or squash.v.i.
2. (of water, soft mud, etc.) to make a gushing or splashing sound when walked in or on.n.
3. a squishing sound.
[1640–50; alter. of squash1]
Past participle: squished
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|Noun||1.||squish - the noise of soft mud being walked on|
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
|Verb||1.||squish - walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"|
|2.||squish - put (a liquid) into a container or another place by means of a squirting action|
squirt - wet with a spurt of liquid; "spurt the wall with water"