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squishy

[ skwish-ee ]
/ ˈskwɪʃ i /
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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.

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Origin of squishy

First recorded in 1840–50; squish + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM squishy

squish·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for squishy

squishy
/ (ˈskwɪʃɪ) /

adjective -ier or -iest

soft and yielding to the touch
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