- to squeeze or squash.
- (of water, soft mud, etc.) to make a gushing or splashing sound when walked in or on: The soaking wet sneakers squished as he walked.
- a squishing sound: the squish of footsteps on wet leaves.
Origin of squish
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Contemporary Examples of squish
Matt Bevin is a Louisville businessman and Tea Party favorite who sees the five-term senator as a patsy and a squish.The Republican Party Isn’t Conservative Enough
August 5, 2013
Yet disagree with Mr. Cruz on his filibuster strategy, and you are a "squish."Why Does Ted Cruz Inspire Such Animosity?
May 3, 2013
Those who do otherwise risk being called a “squish” and drummed out of the party.More Sarah Palin Than Ronald Reagan: CPAC’s Paranoid Style
March 16, 2013
But sounding reasonable runs the risk of getting you labeled a squish by the RINO hunters these days.Newt Gingrich: From GOP Intellectual to Pandering Hyper-Partisan
March 4, 2011
And if you're not on either, you're a squish—a Republican in Name Only, or RINO.A Centrist Gets Fighting Mad
October 13, 2010
Historical Examples of squish
- (tr) to crush, esp so as to make a soft splashing noise
- (intr) (of mud, etc) to make a splashing noisethe ground squishes as you tread
- a soft squashing soundthe ripe peach fell with a squish
Word Origin for squish
1640s, probably a variant of squash (v.), perhaps by influence of obsolete squiss "to squeeze or crush" (1550s). Related: Squished; squishing.