Associations to the word «Squat»

Wiktionary

SQUAT, adjective. Relatively short or low and thick or broad
SQUAT, adjective. Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.
SQUAT, noun. A position assumed by bending deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet.
SQUAT, noun. (weightlifting): A specific exercise in weightlifting performed by bending deeply at the knees and then rising, especially with a barbell resting across the shoulders.
SQUAT, noun. A toilet used by squatting as opposed to sitting; a squat toilet.
SQUAT, noun. A building occupied without permission, as practiced by a squatter.
SQUAT, noun. (slang) Something of no value; nothing.
SQUAT, noun. (obsolete) A sudden or crushing fall.
SQUAT, noun. (mining) A small vein of ore.
SQUAT, noun. A mineral consisting of tin ore and spar.
SQUAT, verb. To bend deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet.
SQUAT, verb. (weightlifting) To exercise by bending deeply at the knees and then rising, while bearing weight across the shoulders or upper back.
SQUAT, verb. To occupy or reside in a place without the permission of the owner.
SQUAT, verb. To sit close to the ground; to cower; to stoop, or lie close, to escape observation, as a partridge or rabbit.
SQUAT, verb. (dated) To bruise or flatten by a fall; to squash.
SQUAT, noun. The angel shark (genus Squatina).
SQUAT CAGE, noun. (weightlifting) A power rack; a metal cage consisting of support pillars with adjustable bars and hooks, using for supporting a barbell during heavy weightlifting exercises.
SQUAT CAGES, noun. Plural of squat cage
SQUAT RACK, noun. (weightlifting) A metal rack or cage consisting of support pillars with adjustable bars and hooks, using for supporting a barbell during heavy weightlifting exercises.
SQUAT RACKS, noun. Plural of squat rack
SQUAT THRUST, noun. A physical exercise performed by thrusting the legs fully backwards from a squatting position with hands on the floor.
SQUAT THRUSTS, noun. Plural of squat thrust
SQUAT TOILET, noun. A toilet, usually consisting of a hole in the ground and sometimes a tank, which is used while squatting instead of sitting.
SQUAT TOILETS, noun. Plural of squat toilet

Dictionary definition

SQUAT, noun. Exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles.
SQUAT, noun. A small worthless amount; "you don't know jack".
SQUAT, noun. The act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels.
SQUAT, 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".
SQUAT, verb. Be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low".
SQUAT, verb. Occupy (a dwelling) illegally.
SQUAT, adjective. 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".
SQUAT, adjective. Having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground.

Wise words

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