Pronunciation: skwǒt
n.1.(Zool.) The angel fish (Squatina angelus).
v. i.1.To sit down upon the hams or heels; as, the savages squatted near the fire.
[imp. & p. p. Squatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Squatting.]
2.To sit close to the ground; to cower; to stoop, or lie close, to escape observation, as a partridge or rabbit.
3.To settle on another's land without title; also, to settle on common or public lands.
v. t.1.To bruise or make flat by a fall.
a.1.Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.
Him there they found,
Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve.
- Milton.
2.Short and thick, like the figure of an animal squatting.
The head [of the squill insect] is broad and squat.
- Grew.
n.1.The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close to the ground.
2.A sudden or crushing fall.
3.(Mining) A small vein of ore.
Squat snipe
(Zool.) the jacksnipe; - called also squatter.
Noun1.squat - exercising by repeatedly assuming a squatting position; strengthens the leg muscles
Synonyms: knee bend, squatting
2.squat - a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"
3.squat - the act of assuming or maintaining a squatting position
Synonyms: squatting
Verb1.squat - sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
2.squat - be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low"
3.squat - occupy (a dwelling) illegally
Adj.1.squat - short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"
2.squat - having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground
Synonyms: underslung
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