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.
- squish·i·ness, noun
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How to use squishy in a sentence
You can try mixing all-purpose and quinoa flour in a three-to-one ratio to add nutty flavor to bread without sacrificing that squishy, chewy texture.
Maximum cushioning is thicker and softer, but it can produce a squishy feel.Best running shoes for men: Five things to consider | Eric Alt | December 9, 2020 | Popular-Science
Before a few years ago, “people thought that everything that’s soft and squishy decays away immediately post mortem,” says study author Jasmina Wiemann.
Before a few years ago, “people thought that everything that’s soft and squishy decays away immediately post mortem,” says study author Jasmina Wiemann, a paleontologist at Yale University.Fossil discoveries suggest the earliest dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs | Jack J. Lee | June 24, 2020 | Science News
It’s a joy to type on and, if you also write for money, is worth the additional cost compared to the squishy keys in the Smart Keyboard Folio.Apple's iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard Are a Good Start — But I Can't Wait for the Next Version | Patrick Lucas Austin | May 4, 2020 | Time
The sundae is meant to be a delectable marriage of textures: squishy and crunchy.
And since the data seems to be so squishy, where is it coming from?Malaysia’s Sinister Timeline for Flight 370 Unravels | Clive Irving | March 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“The French and the British assessment are squishy,” one of these officials said.Rebels Charge That Assad Continues to Use Chemical Weapons | Eli Lake | April 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not one of us; too chummy with the president during Hurricane Sandy and too squishy on gun control.Heresy Hunters Rule CPAC, and GOProud, Chris Christie Need Not Apply | Michael Moynihan | March 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Moreover, the limitation of “major settlement blocs” is squishy at best.
It has a dainty little purple blossom that the bees adore, and these turn later into squishy, bright red berries.A House Party with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
Consequently, in bad seasons Vince said it was “squishy,” and Mike that it was “squashy.”Cormorant Crag | George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for squishy
soft and yielding to the touch
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