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squatness

[ skwot ]SEE DEFINITION OF squatness

Synonyms for squatness

  • diameter
  • girth
  • scope
  • span
  • thickness
  • amplitude
  • area
  • broadness
  • compass
  • expanse
  • extent
  • measure
  • range
  • reach
  • stretch
  • cross measure
  • distance across
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Antonyms for squatness

  • height
  • tallness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SQUATNESS

His figure was thickset, but had not as yet acquired the squatness of later days.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "crouch on the heels," from Old French esquatir "press down, lay flat, crush," from es- "out" (from Latin ex-) + Old French quatir "press down, flatten," from Vulgar Latin *coactire "press together, force," from Latin coactus, past participle of cogere "to compel, curdle, collect" (see cogent). Related: Squatted; squatting. Slang noun sense of "nothing at all" first attested 1934, probably suggestive of squatting to defecate. The adjective sense of "short, thick" dates from 1620s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SQUATNESS

width

nounbreadth, wideness of some amount
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