squish squish (skw[i^]sh), v. i. [Perh. imitative. Cf. {Squelch}.] To make the sound of squirting water, like that made by the feet of one walking in mud or slush; to make a kind of gushing, swashing, or splashing sound; to move with such a sound. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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