Synonyms for squash

Grammar : Verb
Spell : skwosh, skwawsh
Phonetic Transcription : skwɒʃ, skwɔʃ

Top 10 synonyms for squash Other synonyms for the word squash

Définition of squash

Origin :
  • "to crush," 1560s, from Old French esquasser "to crush," from Vulgar Latin *exquassare, from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + quassare "to shatter" (see quash "to crush"). Related: Squashed; squashing. The racket game is first recorded by that name in 1886, originally it was the name of the soft rubber ball used in it.
  • verb compress
Example sentences :
  • Under his squash hat his hair is rather plentiful and rather grey.
  • Extract from : « The Pigeon (Third Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy
  • And they've et up all the summer squash and all the cream-pie.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885 » by Various
  • One day I cooked a squash, putting the parings in a swill pail.
  • Extract from : « Old Rail Fence Corners » by Various
  • I guess it must be squash, for he likes mam-ma's squash pies so much.
  • Extract from : « Pages for Laughing Eyes » by Unknown
  • Cranberry sauce an' roast potatoes, an' squash to go with him.
  • Extract from : « A Son of the City » by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • He's got a map about as full of expression as the south side of a squash, Nimms.
  • Extract from : « Torchy and Vee » by Sewell Ford
  • The recipe for squash can be used at this time or in some other lesson.
  • Extract from : « Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools » by Ministry of Education Ontario
  • Ah, Captain Frewen, there is nothing like buckshot or slogs to squash a mutiny.
  • Extract from : « John Frewen, South Sea Whaler » by Louis Becke
  • The "fiddler," still in his fur-lined coat, was twisting a squash hat in his hands.
  • Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
  • I've got everything ready; they'll have to believe me and squash his sentence.
  • Extract from : « The Freelands » by John Galsworthy

Antonyms for squash

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