squatty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj squatty 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Squatty Squat; dumpy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • squatty Squat; short and thick; dumpy; low-set.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Squatty very short and thick
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. esquatir, to crush—L. ex-, coactus, pa.p. of cogĕre, to drive together.

Usage

In literature:

Black Ridge they passed, and it looked squatty and insignificant.
"Skyrider" by B. M. Bower
That's him, the squatty one.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
And there are the two maids, hand in hand, watchin' the motions of the squatty gent, who is unlockin' the summer-house.
"Wilt Thou Torchy" by Sewell Ford
The hotel itself, a little, squatty, two-storied affair, groaned to the blast, threatening to collapse.
"Molly McDonald" by Randall Parrish
In the butler's pantry she found Beryl arranging real flowers in a squatty Bristol glass bowl and humming gaily as she did so.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
Against the skyline Lorraine saw the rider's form bulk squatty and ungraceful, reminding her of an actor whom she knew and did not like.
"The Quirt" by B.M. Bower
But they were walking about, dragging their ponderous, fat, squatty bodies, and their big tails.
"The Outdoor Girls in Florida" by Laura Lee Hope
Yes, both the squatty women had.
"Torchy and Vee" by Sewell Ford
He was round and fat, as well as squatty, and his legs were short.
"Sandman's Goodnight Stories" by Abbie Phillips Walker
I was awake then, and the little squatty woman with her iron talons was a dream!
"The Old Soldiers Story" by James Whitcomb Riley
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In news:

But in this case, Eden is not exactly Paradise - it's a patch of land on the Australian coast that cradles a dingy caravan park filled with squatty trailers.
The Squatty Potty is far from the only squat -supporting toilet accessory on the market.
Before long he'd built a prototype Squatty Potty for his mom.
The Squatty Potty Makes Me Feel Skinny.
About a month ago, I blogged about the Squatty Potty.
It's called the Squatty Potty.
It's called the Squatty Potty .
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