adjective, squish·i·er, squish·i·est.
- soft and wet: The ground was squishy from the rain.
- softly gurgling or splashing: The sponge made a squishy sound when it was squeezed.
- emotional or sentimental.
Origin of squishy
Related formssquish·i·ness, noun
First recorded in 1840–50; squish
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British Dictionary definitions for squishiness
- soft and yielding to the touch
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Word Origin and History for squishiness
1847, from squish + -y (2). Related: Squishily; squishiness.
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