squeamish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skwē'mish), [key]
— adj.
  1. fastidious or dainty.
  2. easily shocked by anything slightly immodest; prudish.
  3. excessively particular or scrupulous as to the moral aspect of things.
  4. easily nauseated or disgusted: to get squeamish at the sight of blood.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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