Meaning of squab

squab

Pronunciation: (skwob), [key]
— n.pl. adj. squabs, squab,
—n.
  1. a nestling pigeon, marketed when fully grown but still unfledged.
  2. a short, stout person.
  3. a thickly stuffed, soft cushion.
—adj.
  1. short and thick or broad.
  2. (of a bird) unfledged or newly hatched.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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