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squish·y

 (skwĭsh′ē)
adj. squish·i·er, squish·i·est
1. Soft; spongy.
2. Making a squishing sound.
3. Not clearly definable; inexact: a squishy category.
4. Sentimental; mawkish: squishy feelings.
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squishy

(ˈskwɪʃɪ)
adj, squishier or squishiest
soft and yielding to the touch
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squish•y

(ˈskwɪʃ i)

adj. squish•i•er, squish•i•est.
1. soft and moist.
2. softly gurgling or splashing: a squishy sound.
3. emotional or sentimental.
[1840–50]
squish′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squishy - 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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squishy

adjective
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
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Translations
blátivýměkkýnaměklý

squishy

[ˈskwɪʃɪ] ADJ [fruit] → blando
squishy wet fieldscampos como barrizales
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squishy

adj (+er) (inf)matschig (inf)
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