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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

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

  5. squat, underslung(verb)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

  7. squat(verb)

    be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide

    "The building squatted low"

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

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

  8. squat(verb)

    occupy (a dwelling) illegally

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

    Antonyms:
    tall, high

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, cower, sit close to the ground

  2. squat(v. n.)

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

  3. squat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    crouching, cowering

  4. squat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dumpy, STUMPY, stubby, short and thick

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. squat(v)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, cower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fuck-all, zilch

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How to say squat in sign language?

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How to use squat in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.


Translations for squat

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • Chinese

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