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squishy

[skwish-ee] /ˈskwɪʃ i/
adjective, squishier, squishiest.
1.
soft and wet:
The ground was squishy from the rain.
2.
softly gurgling or splashing:
The sponge made a squishy sound when it was squeezed.
3.
emotional or sentimental.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; squish + -y1
Related forms
squishiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for squishiness

squishy

adj.

1847, from squish + -y (2). Related: Squishily; squishiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for squishiness

squishy

adjective

Sentimental; schmaltzy, soppy: The sentiment may sound squishy to those who have never been close to him/ the squishy sentimentality attributed to him by most critics (1953+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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