squash

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /skwɒʃ/
  • (US) IPA: /skwɔʃ/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
squash

Third-person singular
squashes

Past tense
squashed

Past participle
squashed

Present participle
squashing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) To squash is to press something into a smaller space, or to put weight onto it.
    He sat on the balloon and squashed it.

Noun[change]

Singular
squash

Plural
none

People playing squash
Varieties of squash
  1. (uncountable) Squash is a fast game played indoors with a small ball and a racquet.
    He was a great squash player.
  2. (countable) A squash is a type of plant that has edible fruits.