squash tennis
noun Date: 1901 a singles racket game resembling squash played with an inflated ball the size of a tennis ball

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  • squash tennis — Singles racket game resembling squash rackets, played with an inflated ball the size of a tennis ball. Played in virtually the same court as squash rackets, squash tennis makes fewer demands on the legs in pursuing the ball but puts a greater… …   Universalium

  • squash tennis — noun : a racket game resembling squash racquets played by two people only in a four wall court using a lively inflated ball the size of a tennis ball which bounces very fast and requires great speed in anticipation and turning though less speed… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Squash — may refer to: * Squash (plant), the fruit of vines of the genus Cucurbita * Squash (sport), an indoor racket sport formerly called squash racquets * Squash tennis, a similar game but played with equipment related more to that of tennis * Squash… …   Wikipedia

  • squash — squash1 [skwôsh, skwäsh] vt. [OFr esquasser < VL * exquassare < L ex , intens. + quassus: see QUASH2] 1. a) to squeeze or crush into a soft or flat mass b) to press or squeeze tightly or too tightly 2. to suppress or bring to an abrupt end; …   English World dictionary

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  • squash — squash1 squasher, n. /skwosh, skwawsh/, v.t. 1. to press into a flat mass or pulp; crush: She squashed the flower under her heel. 2. to suppress or put down; quash. 3. to silence or disconcert (someone), as with a crushing retort or emotional or… …   Universalium

  • squash´er — squash1 «skwosh», verb, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to squeeze or press into a flat mass or pulp; crush: »The boy squashed the bug. The package was squashed in the mail. 2. to put an end to; stop by force; suppress; quash: »The principal moved quickly …   Useful english dictionary

  • squash — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. crush or squeeze flat or into pulp. 2 intr. (often foll. by into) make one s way by squeezing. 3 tr. pack tight, crowd. 4 tr. a silence (a person) with a crushing retort etc. b dismiss (a proposal etc.). c quash (a rebellion) …   Useful english dictionary

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