Definition of squalid


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • squalid is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • squalid is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 19 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of squalid

  • foul and run-down and repulsive (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    2. squalid living conditions

    Synonyms

    1. flyblown
    2. sordid

  • morally degraded (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal

    Synonyms

    1. seamy
    2. seedy
    3. sleazy
    4. sordid