1. knee bend, squat, squatting, leg exercise

usage: exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles

2. jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"

3. squat, squatting, motion, movement, move, motility

usage: the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels


1. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down, sit, sit down

usage: sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

2. squat, be

usage: be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low"

3. squat, occupy, reside, lodge in

usage: occupy (a dwelling) illegally


1. chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy, short (vs. tall), little

usage: short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"

2. squat, underslung, low (vs. high)

usage: having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: squat (Dictionary)