adverb see squat II

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  • squatly — adverb : in a squat manner : so as to give a squat appearance building he envisioned was sort of squatly Romanesque James Dugan …   Useful english dictionary

  • squatly — adverb In a squat manner, or while being squat See Also: squatness …   Wiktionary

  • squatly — squat·ly …   English syllables

  • squat — squatly, adv. squatness, n. /skwot/, v., squatted or squat, squatting, adj., squatter, squattest, n. v.i. 1. to sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on one s haunches or heels. 2.… …   Universalium

  • squat — I. verb (squatted; squatting) Etymology: Middle English squatten to crush, crouch in hiding, from Middle French (Picard dialect) esquatir, escuater, from Old French es ex + quatir to hide, from Vulgar Latin *coactire to squeeze, alteration of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • squat — verb (squats, squatting, squatted) 1》 crouch or sit with the knees bent and the heels close to or touching the buttocks or thighs. 2》 unlawfully occupy an uninhabited building or area of land. adjective (squatter, squattest) short or low, and… …   English new terms dictionary

  • squat — [c]/skwɒt / (say skwot) verb (squatted or squat, squatting) –verb (i) 1. to assume a posture close to the ground with the knees bent and the back more or less straight resting either on the balls of the feet, or with feet flat. 2. to crouch or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • squat — [skwät] vi. squatted, squatting [ME squatten < MFr esquatir < es (L ex ), intens. + quatir, to press flat < VL * coactire < L coactus, pp. of cogere, to force, compress: see COGENT] 1. to crouch so as to sit on the heels with the… …   English World dictionary

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