verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of squelch
OTHER WORDS FROM squelchsquelcher, nounsquelch·ing·ly, adverbsquelch·ing·ness, nounun·squelched, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for squelch
Yeah,” he says finally, squelching his giggles by downing half a bottle of Bud, “that sounds like Ray.
Traditionally, the yakuza have supplied the ruling party with votes, financial aid, and squelching scandal services.Japan’s Justice Minister to Resign Over Yakuza Ties|Jake Adelstein|October 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All the rest—the stuff about squelching innovation, and hurting consumers—is just kabuki theater.Nicolas Sarkozy Demands More Policing of the Internet|Dan Lyons|May 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
They sank up to the knee in the squelching ooze, and the ground behind them looked like an indiarubber sponge.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
My felt boots are soaking and squelching, my socks are snuffling.Letters of Anton Chekhov|Anton Chekhov
The path was clear—he could see it squelching below him, pale in the last wet daylight—but where the devil did it lead?The Path of the King|John Buchan
And squelching 'umbugs always do give me pertikler pleasure.
And fool not with Elephant Law, which is given to squelching the weak.