"squat" in the noun sense
1. knee bend, squat, squatting
exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent strengthens the leg muscles
2. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit
a small worthless amount
"you don't know jack"
3. squat, squatting
the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels
"squat" in the verb sense
1. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down
sit on one's heels
"In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"
"The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide
"The building squatted low"
occupy (a dwelling) illegally
"squat" in the adjective sense
1. chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy
short and thick as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
"some people seem born to be square and chunky"
"a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"
"dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"
"a little church with a squat tower"
"a squatty red smokestack"
"a stumpy ungainly figure"
2. squat, underslung
having a low center of gravity built low to the ground
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