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Synonyms for squat

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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

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

    tall, high

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

    a small worthless amount

    "you don't know jack"

    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

    tall, high

  3. squat, squatting(adj)

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

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

    high, tall

  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"

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

    tall, high

  5. squat, underslung(verb)

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

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

    high, tall

  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"

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

    high, tall

  7. squat(verb)

    be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide

    "The building squatted low"

    scrunch, hunker, scrunch up, crouch, hunker down

    high, tall

  8. squat(verb)

    occupy (a dwelling) illegally

    scrunch, hunker, scrunch up, crouch, hunker down

    tall, high

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squat(v. n.)

    crouch, cower, sit close to the ground

  2. squat(v. n.)

    [Modern.] settle (without title to the land), plant one's self, take up one's quarters, pitch one's tent

  3. squat(a.)

    crouching, cowering

  4. squat(a.)

    dumpy, STUMPY, stubby, short and thick

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fuck-all, zilch

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  • dřep, dřepnoutCzech
  • besætteDanish
  • Kniebeuge, besetzen, Hocke, besetztes Haus, hockenGerman
  • [[κάνω]] [[κατάληψη]], κάθομαι σταυροπόδιGreek
  • cuclilla, sentadilla, acurrucarse, ocupar, rechoncho, cuclillas, okupa, agacharse, acuclillarse, okuparSpanish
  • kyykkivä, jalkakyykky, kyykkykäymälä, [[kyykyssä]] [[oleva]], höykäsen pöläystä, rikkaa ristiin, paksu, kyykistyä, kyykky, [[vallattu]] [[rakennus]], kyyristyä, vallataFinnish
  • s'accroupir, squat, trapu, squatterFrench
  • guggolHungarian
  • edificio occupato, casa occupata, occupareItalian
  • しゃがむ, 蹲るJapanese
  • noho hītengitengi, noho tītengi, noho tīneinei, hītekiMāori
  • gedrongen, kraakpand, hurken, krakenDutch
  • skłot, ubikacja kucana, kucać, kucki, przysiad, ubikacja narciarska, squat, kucnąćPolish
  • cócoras, agachamento, ocupação, agachar-sePortuguese
  • садиться на корточки, сесть на корточки, коренастый, приземистый, приседать, ничего, присестьRussian
  • huk, knäböj, låg, ockupera, ockuperad, sitta på hukSwedish
  • بیٹھنےUrdu
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