Squelched
Squelch Squelch (skw[e^]lch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squelched} (skw[e^]lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squelching}.] [Cf. Prov. E. quelch a blow, and quell to crush, to kill.] To quell; to crush; to silence or put down. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

Oh 't was your luck and mine to be squelched. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

If you deceive us you will be squelched. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • squelched — adjective ˈskwɛl.tʃəd/ Something that has been squelched Ant: unsquelched …   Wiktionary

  • squelched — adjective subdued or overcome the quelled rebellion an uprising quenched almost before it started a squelched rumor • Syn: ↑quelled, ↑quenched • Similar to: ↑suppressed …   Useful english dictionary

  • squelched — skweltʃ v. squash, trample, crush; suppress, silence; make wet splashing sounds (as when walking through mud) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Heuristic Squelch — The Heuristic Squelch , founded in 1991 as a successor to the Pelican , is a satirical magazine published three to four times a semester by students at UC Berkeley.Heuristic Squelch staff. [http://www.squelched.com/about.jsp The Heuristic Squelch …   Wikipedia

  • Squelch — (skw[e^]lch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squelched} (skw[e^]lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squelching}.] [Cf. Prov. E. quelch a blow, and quell to crush, to kill.] To quell; to crush; to silence or put down. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Oh t was your luck and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squelching — Squelch Squelch (skw[e^]lch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squelched} (skw[e^]lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squelching}.] [Cf. Prov. E. quelch a blow, and quell to crush, to kill.] To quell; to crush; to silence or put down. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Oh t was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squelch — [skweltʃ] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: From the sound] 1.) to make a sucking sound by walking or moving in something soft and wet ▪ My hair was dripping and my shoes squelched as I walked. squelch through/along/up ▪ We squelched across the field.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squelch — [[t]skwe̱ltʃ[/t]] squelches, squelching, squelched 1) VERB To squelch means to make a wet, sucking sound, like the sound you make when you are walking on wet, muddy ground. [V prep/adv] He squelched across the turf... His sodden trousers were… …   English dictionary

  • squelch — UK [skweltʃ] / US verb Word forms squelch : present tense I/you/we/they squelch he/she/it squelches present participle squelching past tense squelched past participle squelched 1) [intransitive] to make a wet sucking sound such as the sound that… …   English dictionary

  • quelled — adjective subdued or overcome the quelled rebellion an uprising quenched almost before it started a squelched rumor • Syn: ↑quenched, ↑squelched • Similar to: ↑suppressed …   Useful english dictionary

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