Definition of squats


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • squats is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • squats is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 16 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of squats

  • having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. underslung

  • the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. squatting

  • a small worthless amount (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. diddley
    2. diddly
    3. diddly-shit
    4. diddly-squat
    5. diddlyshit
    6. diddlysquat
    7. doodly-squat
    8. jack
    9. shit

  • sit on one's heels (verb)

    Examples

    1. In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting

    Synonyms

    1. crouch
    2. hunker
    3. hunker down
    4. scrunch
    5. scrunch up

  • exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. knee bend
    2. squatting

  • short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a little church with a squat tower
    2. a squatty red smokestack

    Synonyms

    1. chunky
    2. dumpy
    3. low-set
    4. squatty
    5. stumpy

  • be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide (verb)

    Examples

    1. The building squatted low

  • occupy (a dwelling) illegally (verb)

See definition of squats in Merriam Webster