Definition of 'squash'

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Example sentences containing 'squash'

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But it is a mushy concept that can be squashed into any shape you like. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The six new squash courts can be converted for use as four doubles courts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fumes of the fuel in their squashed space made it hard to breathe. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is a confusing game that resembles a cross between tennis and squash. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Tomatoes give a clean freshness while carrots and butternut squash add sweetness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With a glass of quite weak orange squash. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is the difference between pumpkins and squash? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Crisps are squashed flat in an instant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He tried to dismiss rumours of ill health by challenging his critics to a game of squash. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Put the squash on the board and mash some of it up. The Sun (2015)It was a bit of a squash but well worth it. The Sun (2007)The former squash player turned to retail after injury. The Sun (2014) Place the squash on a warm serving platter and cover. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Remove and check that the butternut squash is soft to the touch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Remove the squash flesh, cut into chunks and add to the salad. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wonder what he'd look like squashed in a car boot? The Sun (2015)Some people were trapped by a vehicle that was crushed and squashed around them, so the roof needed to be taken off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I hunt, corner and finally squash a wasp against the window. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It works OK but it does squash the fruit inside. The Sun (2014)In one bound I was across the room and had squashed it into dust. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Stir in lime juice, squash, onions and peppers. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Drinks: Squash and cola. The Sun (2009)

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Translations for 'squash'

British English: squash /skwɒʃ/ NOUN
Squash is a game in which two players hit a small rubber ball against the walls of a court using rackets.
I play squash once a week.
  • American English: squash sport
  • Arabic: لُعْبَةُ السَكْواشُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: squash esporte
  • Chinese: 壁球
  • Croatian: skvoš
  • Czech: squash
  • Danish: squash
  • Dutch: squash
  • European Spanish: squash alargada
  • Finnish: hedelmämehu
  • French: squash
  • German: Fruchtsaft
  • Greek: σκουός
  • Italian: zucca
  • Japanese: スカッシュ
  • Korean: 스쿼시
  • Norwegian: trengsel
  • Polish: miazga
  • European Portuguese: squash desporto
  • Romanian: squash
  • Russian: сквош
  • Spanish: squash
  • Swedish: saft
  • Thai: กีฬาสควอช
  • Turkish: Squash
  • Ukrainian: сквош
  • Vietnamese: bóng quần
British English: squash /skwɒʃ/ VERB
If someone or something is squashed, they are pressed or crushed with such force that they become injured or lose their shape.
He was squashed against a fence by a car.
  • American English: squash
  • Arabic: يَهْرُسُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esmagar
  • Chinese: 压扁
  • Croatian: zgnječiti
  • Czech: rozmačkat sirup
  • Danish: mase
  • Dutch: platdrukken
  • European Spanish: aplastar espachurrar
  • Finnish: litistää
  • French: écraser aplatir
  • German: zerquetschen
  • Greek: ζουλάω
  • Italian: schiacciare
  • Japanese: 押しつぶす
  • Korean: 짓누르다
  • Norwegian: mose
  • Polish: zgnieść
  • European Portuguese: esmagar
  • Romanian: a strivi
  • Russian: раздавливать
  • Spanish: aplastar
  • Swedish: krama sönder
  • Thai: เบียดเสียด
  • Turkish: ezmek baskı yaparak
  • Ukrainian: тиснути
  • Vietnamese: nén ép


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