English dictionary


squab |skwɒb| — flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled

squabble |ˈskwɑːbl| — a quarrel about petty points

squabby |ˈskwɑːbiː| — short and fat

squad |skwɑːd| — a smallest army unit

squaddie |ˈskwɑːdɪ| — (slang, UK) A private in the army.

squadron |ˈskwɑːdrən| — a cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms

squadron-leader |ˈskwɒdrənˌliːdə| — A rank in the RAF, between that of flight lieutenant and wing commander, equivalent to an army major

squalid |ˈskwɑːlɪd| — morally degraded

squall |skwɔːl| — sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation

squally |ˈskwɔːlɪ| — characterized by short periods of noisy commotion

squalor |ˈskwɑːlər| — sordid dirtiness

squama |ˈskweɪmə| — a protective structure resembling a scale

squamae |ˈskweɪmiː| — plural form of squama

squamose  — Alternative form of squamous.

squamous |ˈskweɪməs| — Covered with, made of, or resembling scales; scaly.

squander |ˈskwɑːndər| — spend thoughtlessly; throw away

squandered |ˈskwɑːndərd| — not used to good advantage

squandering |ˈskwɑːndərɪŋ| — spending resources lavishly and wastefully

square |skwer| — (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon

square off |ˈskwer ˈɒf| — settle conclusively; come to terms

square up |ˈskwer ʌp| — make square

square-built |ˈskweə bɪlt| — broad and solidly built

square-rigged |ˈskwerˌrɪɡd| — rigged with square sails as the principal ones

square-toed |ˈskweə təʊd| — exaggeratedly proper

squared |ˈskwerd| — having been made square

squarehead |ˈskwerhed| — (slang) An honest person; a non-criminal.

squarely |ˈskwerlɪ| — directly and without evasion; not roundabout

squarson |ˈskwɑːrsən| — A squire who is also the local rector.

squash |skwɑːʃ| — any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits

squashed |ˈskwɑːʃt| — that has been violently compressed

squashy |ˈskwɑːʃɪ| — like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness

squat |skwɑːt| — exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles

squatter |ˈskwɑːtər| — someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it

squatting |ˈskwɑːtɪŋ| — exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles

squatty |ˈskwɒtɪ| — short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

squaw |skwɔː| — derogatory terms for an American Indian woman

squawk |skwɔːk| — the noise of squawking

squeak |skwiːk| — a short high-pitched noise

squeaker |ˈskwiːkər| — any artifact that makes a squeaking sound when used

squeaky |ˈskwiːkɪ| — having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge

squeal |skwiːl| — a high-pitched howl

squealer |ˈskwiːlər| — one who reveals confidential information in return for money

squeamish |ˈskwiːmɪʃ| — excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

squeamishness |ˈskwiːmɪʃnəs| — a mild state of nausea

squeegee |ˈskwiːdʒiː| — T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)

squeezability |ˌskwiːzəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the property of being able to occupy less space

squeezable |ˈskwiːzəbl| — capable of being easily compressed

squeeze |skwiːz| — the act of gripping and pressing firmly

squeezed |ˈskwiːzd| — simple past tense and past participle of squeeze

squeezer |ˈskwiːzər| — a kitchen utensil for squeezing juice from fruit

squeezing |ˈskwiːzɪŋ| — the act of gripping and pressing firmly

squelch |skweltʃ| — a crushing remark

squelcher |ˈskweltʃə| — a crushing remark

squib |skwɪb| — firework consisting of a tube filled with powder (as a broken firecracker) that burns with a fizzing noise

squid |skwɪd| — (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food

squiffed |skwɪft| — (informal) intoxicated

squiffy |ˈskwɪfɪ| — very drunk

squill |skwɪl| — bulb of the sea squill, which is sliced, dried, and used as an expectorant

squint |skwɪnt| — abnormal alignment of one or both eyes

squint-eyed |ˈskwɪnt aɪd| — (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

squinting |ˈskwɪntɪŋ| — having eyes half closed in order to see better

squire |ˈskwaɪər| — young nobleman attendant on a knight

squirearchy |ˈskwaɪərɑːrkɪ| — the gentry who own land (considered as a class)

squireen |skwaɪˈriːn| — A person who is half squire, half farmer.

squirm |skwɜːrm| — the act of wiggling

squirrel |ˈskwɜːrəl| — a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail

squirt |skwɜːrt| — someone who is small and insignificant

squish |skwɪʃ| — the noise of soft mud being walked on

squishy |ˈskwɪʃɪ| — easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

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