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squatty

[skwot-ee]
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adjective, squat·ti·er, squat·ti·est.
  1. short and thick; low and broad.

Origin of squatty

First recorded in 1880–85; squat + -y1
Related formssquat·ti·ly, adverbsquat·ti·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for squatty

Historical Examples

  • He was round and fat, as well as squatty, and his legs were short.

    Sandman's Goodnight Stories</p>

    Abbie Phillips Walker

  • What makes him trot in that spread-out, squatty way, behind?

    Buying a Horse

    William Dean Howells

  • His watch-house is situated just without the big and squatty train-shed.

    The Modern Railroad

    Edward Hungerford

  • "She's too big and squatty, if she's like that," laughed the officer.

  • Seen at that distance, he seemed short, squatty—almost gnomish.


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