Synonyms for squeezed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : skweez
Phonetic Transcription : skwiz

Top 10 synonyms for squeezed Other synonyms for the word squeezed

Définition of squeezed

Origin :
  • c.1600, probably an alteration of quease (c.1550), from Old English cwysan "to squeeze," of unknown origin, perhaps imitative (cf. German quetschen "to squeeze"). Slang expression to put the squeeze on (someone or something) "exert influence" is from 1711. Baseball squeeze play first recorded 1905. Main squeeze "most important person" is attested from 1896; meaning "one's sweetheart, lover" is attested by 1980.
  • verb exert pressure on sides, parts of something
  • verb try to get money out of
Example sentences :
  • She squeezed past Katy, secured the axe and hung it round her own neck.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • If the rock flowed, any air that it trapped would be squeezed to a liquid.
  • Extract from : « Two Thousand Miles Below » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • Gervaise, frightened, squeezed up against the door of the hotel.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • She took the laundress in her big arms and squeezed her tight.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • Gervaise had squeezed up against Goujet, as though to get a better view.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • Polly squeezed it sympathetically, and told him how sorry she was for his accident.
  • Extract from : « Polly of Lady Gay Cottage » by Emma C. Dowd
  • Why, he said, there is little to be squeezed out of people who have little.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • I have squeezed every penny from my salary that I could spare.
  • Extract from : « Shavings » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But Murray squeezed his hand warningly, pulled him to the floor.
  • Extract from : « The Martian Cabal » by Roman Frederick Starzl
  • As it was, he only squeezed his father's hand, and looked bravely up and said: "I'll try, father."
  • Extract from : « Tom Brown at Rugby » by Thomas Hughes

Antonyms for squeezed

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