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squish

[skwish] /skwɪʃ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to squeeze or squash.
verb (used without object)
2.
(of water, soft mud, etc.) to make a gushing or splashing sound when walked in or on:
The soaking wet sneakers squished as he walked.
noun
3.
a squishing sound:
the squish of footsteps on wet leaves.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; alteration of squash1
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British Dictionary definitions for squished

squish

/skwɪʃ/
verb
1.
(transitive) to crush, esp so as to make a soft splashing noise
2.
(intransitive) (of mud, etc) to make a splashing noise: the ground squishes as you tread
noun
3.
a soft squashing sound: the ripe peach fell with a squish
Word Origin
C17: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for squished

squish

v.

1640s, probably a variant of squash (v.), perhaps by influence of obsolete squiss "to squeeze or crush" (1550s). Related: Squished; squishing.

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Slang definitions & phrases for squished

squirt

noun
  1. A short or small person, esp an insignificant, contemptible little male; peanut: Ah, what a little squirt is there (1839+)
  2. (also young squirt) A young man, esp a presumptuous or foppish youth (1848+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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