Synonyms for squat

Synonyms for (noun) squat

Synonyms: squat, squatting

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

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility


Synonyms: knee bend, squat, squatting

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

Similar words: leg exercise

Definition: exercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles


Synonyms: doodly-squat, diddley, diddly, diddly-shit, diddly-squat, diddlyshit, diddlysquat, jack, shit, squat

Definition: a small worthless amount

Usage: you don't know jack

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) squat

Synonyms: crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, squat, hunker, hunker down

Definition: sit on one's heels

Usage: In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting; The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

Similar words: sit, sit down

Definition: be seated


Synonyms: squat

Definition: occupy (a dwelling) illegally

Similar words: occupy, reside, lodge in

Definition: live (in a certain place)

Usage: She resides in Princeton; he occupies two rooms on the top floor


Synonyms: squat

Definition: be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide

Usage: The building squatted low

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adjective) squat

Synonyms: squat, underslung

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

Similar words: low

Definition: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension

Usage: low ceilings; low clouds; low hills; the sun is low; low furniture; a low bow


Synonyms: low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy, dumpy, chunky

Definition: short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

Usage: 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

Similar words: short, little

Definition: low in stature; not tall

Usage: he was short and stocky; short in stature; a short smokestack; a little man