squashy

[skwosh-ee, skwaw-shee]

adjective, squash·i·er, squash·i·est.

easily squashed; pulpy.
soft and wet, as the ground after rain.
having a squashed appearance.

Origin of squashy

First recorded in 1690–1700; squash1 + -y1
Related formssquash·i·ly, adverbsquash·i·ness, noun
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squashy

adjective squashier or squashiest

easily squashed; pulpya squashy peach
soft and wet; marshysquashy ground
having a squashed appearancea squashy face
Derived Formssquashily, adverbsquashiness, noun
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