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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 of squishy
1840-1850
1840-50; squish + -y1
Related forms
squishiness, noun
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  • Consequently, in bad seasons Vince said it was “squishy,” and Mike that it was “squashy.”

    Cormorant Crag George Manville Fenn
  • It has a dainty little purple blossom that the bees adore, and these turn later into squishy, bright red berries.

British Dictionary definitions for squishy

squishy

/ˈskwɪʃɪ/
adjective -ier, -iest
1.
soft and yielding to the touch
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Word Origin and History for squishy
adj.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for squishy

squirts

noun

Diarrhea

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