What are some opposite words for squat?

Antonyms for squat
skwɒt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knee bend, squat, squatting(noun)

    exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

    Synonyms:
    shit, diddly-shit, doodly-squat, diddlysquat, knee bend, diddly-squat, diddley, jack, squatting, diddlyshit, diddly

  2. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit(noun)

    a small worthless amount

    "you don't know jack"

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

    Synonyms:
    darn, knee bend, diddly-squat, seafarer, jackass, jack, seaman, tar, squatting, laborer, dickhead, hoot, diddlyshit, mariner, dogshit, doodly-squat, gob, diddly-shit, prick, shit, jak, bastard, son of a bitch, crap, tinker's damn, damn, bullshit, sea dog, shite, jackstones, bull, horseshit, turd, dirt, asshole, diddly, shucks, diddlysquat, knave, cocksucker, red cent, tinker's dam, dump, labourer, diddley, poop, whoreson, manual laborer, old salt, jackfruit

  3. squat, squatting(adj)

    the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

    Synonyms:
    shit, diddly-shit, diddlysquat, knee bend, diddly-squat, diddley, jack, squatting, diddlyshit, doodly-squat, diddly

  4. chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy(adj)

    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 squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

    Synonyms:
    lowset, chunky, stumpy, lumpy, tubby, dumpy, pudgy, underslung, squatty, low-set, podgy, roly-poly

  5. squat, underslung(verb)

    having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

    Synonyms:
    chunky, stumpy, undershot, underhung, dumpy, underslung, squatty, low-set

  6. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down(verb)

    sit on one's heels

    "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

    Synonyms:
    crump, scrunch up, crisp, bow, crease, stoop, hunker, crinkle, hunker down, bend, scrunch, thud, ruckle, crouch, wrinkle

  7. squat(verb)

    be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide

    "The building squatted low"

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

    Synonyms:
    scrunch, hunker, scrunch up, crouch, hunker down

  8. squat(verb)

    occupy (a dwelling) illegally

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

    Synonyms:
    scrunch, hunker, scrunch up, crouch, hunker down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. squat(v)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, cower

How to use squat in a sentence?

  1. Vappala Balachandran:

    First baton charge, then tear gas and when everything fails, firing. The constables have to squat on the ground placing one knee on the floor, take aim on the legs to incapacitate the rioters and fire.

  2. Kolleen Losch:

    We have to be able to do a squat that's safe and effective for when you're sitting in a chair, getting into a car, getting off the couch, those are all functional movements.

  3. Simon Cheng:

    I was hung (handcuffed and shackled) on a steep X-Cross doing a spread-eagled pose for hours after hours, sometimes, they ordered me to do the 'stress tests', which includes extreme strength exercise such as 'squat' and 'chair pose' for countless hours. They beat me every time I failed to do so using something like sharpened batons.

  4. Deepak Chopra:

    Skeptics squat by the road like guardians of truth, letting no one pass who doesn't come up to scratch. They never realize that they can see only what their paradigm tells them to look for. If you judge a person only by how well he plays pool, Mozart won't pass scrutiny, but the fault is in your lens.

How to pronounce squat?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say squat in sign language?

  1. squat

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#164high
#4724tall
#27478squat

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