squatty
adjective (squattier; -est) Date: 1881 1. low to the ground 2. dumpy, thickset

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Squatty — Squat ty (skw[o^]t t[y^]), a. Squat; dumpy. J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squatty — [skwät′ē] adj. squattier, squattiest squat; thickset …   English World dictionary

  • squatty — adjective short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature some people seem born to be square and chunky a dumpy little dumpling of a woman dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears a little church with a squat tower a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squatty — squattily, adv. squattiness, n. /skwot ee/, adj., squattier, squattiest. short and thick; low and broad. [1880 85; SQUAT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • squatty — adj. short and stocky, dumpy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squatty — squat·ty …   English syllables

  • squatty — squat•ty [[t]ˈskwɒt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est 1) squat; dumpy 2) low to the ground • Etymology: 1880–85 squat′ti•ly, adv. squat′ti•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • squatty — /ˈskwɒti/ (say skwotee) adjective (squattier, squattiest) short and thick; low and broad. {squat + t + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • squatty —   Pepe …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • low-set — adjective 1. short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature some people seem born to be square and chunky a dumpy little dumpling of a woman dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears a little church with a squat tower a …   Useful english dictionary

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