Sasquatch
noun Etymology: Halkomelem (Salishan language of southwestern British Columbia) sésq̓əc Date: 1929 a hairy creature like a human being reported to exist in the northwestern United States and western Canada and said to be a primate between 6 and 15 feet (1.8 and 4.6 meters) tall — called also bigfoot

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  • Sasquatch — steht für: die kanadische Bezeichnung für Bigfoot eine Band aus Los Angeles, siehe Sasquatch (Band) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sasquatch — 1929, from Halkomelem (Salish), a native language of the Pacific Northwest, sæsq ec, one of a race of huge, hairy man monsters supposed to inhabit the Pacific northwest woods in Amer.Indian lore and also known as bigfoot …   Etymology dictionary

  • sasquatch — [sas′kwäch΄] n. [< Salish saskehavas, wild men] [also S ] a huge, hairy, humanlike creature with long arms, reputed to live in the mountains of NW North America …   English World dictionary

  • Sasquatch — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sasquatch (homonymie) et Bigfoot (homonymie). Une représentation du Bigfoot …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sasquatch — /sas kwoch, kwach/, n. See Big Foot. [1925 30; < Mainland Halkomelem sésq ac] * * * ▪ legendary creature from Salish se sxac“wild men” also called  Bigfoot,        a large, hairy humanlike creature believed by some persons to exist in the… …   Universalium

  • sasquatch — An indescribable colour made up of all colours Let s paint the town sasquatch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • sasquatch — An indescribable colour made up of all colours Let s paint the town sasquatch …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Sasquatch — a large ape man living in the forests of Western Canada; Bigfoot    A man who was hunting moose in Northern Saskatchewan says that Sasquatch visited him. They sat around the campfire drinking coffee …   English idioms

  • sasquatch — noun /ˈsæskwɒtʃ,ˈsæskwætʃ/ A large hairy humanoid creature of western North America; a Bigfoot. Syn: Bigfoot …   Wiktionary

  • sasquatch — Canadian Slang A creature similar to Bigfoot or Yeti, from the Halkemeylem word sesqac. In British Columbia often used, especially in the short form Squatch (rhymes with botch ), to mean someone tall, large and shaggy or bearded. Also a… …   English dialects glossary

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