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Verb: squash  skwósh
  1. Use force to compress, making out of normal shape or condition
    "squash an aluminium can";
    - crush, squelch, mash, squeeze, squidge [informal], squish [informal]
  2. Force to fit into (or through) a tight space
    "I squashed myself into the corner";
    - wedge, squeeze, force, sardine [informal]
Noun: squash  skwósh
  1. Any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
    - squash vine
  2. Edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
  3. A game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
    - squash racquets, squash rackets
  4. [Brit] Sweet uncarbonated fruit-flavoured soft drink
    - cordial [Brit]

Derived forms: squashing, squashes, squashed

See also: squashed

Type of: ball game, court game, displace, move, press, veg [Brit, informal], vegetable, veggie [informal], vine

Part of: Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita

Encyclopedia: Squash