Associations to the word «Squash»

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Wiktionary

SQUASH, noun. (uncountable) A sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets.
SQUASH, noun. (British) A soft drink made from a fruit-based concentrate diluted with water.
SQUASH, noun. A place or a situation where people have limited space to move.
SQUASH, noun. (obsolete) (countable) Something soft and easily crushed; especially, an unripe pod of peas.
SQUASH, noun. (obsolete) (countable) (pejorative) Something unripe or soft.
SQUASH, noun. (obsolete) (countable) A sudden fall of a heavy, soft body; also, a shock of soft bodies.
SQUASH, verb. (transitive) To beat or press into pulp or a flat mass; to crush.
SQUASH, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To compress or restrict (oneself) into a small space; to squeeze.
SQUASH, verb. (transitive) To suppress; to force into submission.
SQUASH, adjective. (slang) (professional wrestling) An extremely one-sided, usually short, match.
SQUASH, noun. (countable) A plant and its fruit of five species of the genus Cucurbita, or gourd kind.
SQUASH, noun. Cucurbita maxima, including hubbard squash, great winter squash, buttercup squash, and some varieties of pumpkins.
SQUASH, noun. Cucurbita mixta, cushaw squash.
SQUASH, noun. Cucurbita moschata, butternut squash, Barbary squash, China squash.
SQUASH, noun. Cucurbita pepo, most pumpkins, acorn squash, summer squash, zucchini.
SQUASH, noun. Cucurbita verrucosa, long-neck squash
SQUASH, noun. The edible or decorative fruit of these plants, or this fruit prepared as a dish.
SQUASH, noun. (obsolete) (zoo) (countable) Muskrat.
SQUASH BALL, noun. A small rubber ball used in the game of squash.
SQUASH BALLS, noun. Plural of squash ball
SQUASH BUG, noun. An insect in any of several species of true bugs in the family Coreidae which feed on plants in the family Cucurbitaceae
SQUASH BUG, noun. (US) Anasa tristis
SQUASH BUG, noun. Any insect in the family Coreidae, whether they feed on plants in the family Cucurbitaceae or not.
SQUASH BUGS, noun. Plural of squash bug
SQUASH COURT, noun. A four-walled court used for playing squash.
SQUASH COURTS, noun. Plural of squash court
SQUASH PLAYER, noun. Someone who competes in the sport of squash, especially at a professional level.
SQUASH PLAYERS, noun. Plural of squash player
SQUASH RACKET, noun. A type of bat used to hit the ball in the game of squash.
SQUASH RACKETS, noun. Plural of squash racket

Dictionary definition

SQUASH, noun. Any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits.
SQUASH, noun. Edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable.
SQUASH, noun. A game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets.
SQUASH, verb. To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon".

Wise words

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