English dictionary definition of:

squeeze


Noun

  • the act of gripping and pressing firmly
  • a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  • a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
  • (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
  • a twisting squeeze
  • an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
  • a tight or amorous embrace
  • the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space

Verb

  • to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
  • press firmly
  • squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
  • to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
  • obtain by coercion or intimidation
  • press or force
  • squeeze tightly between the fingers
  • squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  • squeeze or press together

Thesaurus

bosom   clinch   coerce   compact   compress   constrict   contract   crush   embrace   extort   force   gouge   hale   hug   mash   nip   pinch   press   pressure   rack   shove   squash   squeezing   squelch   stuff   thrust   tweet   twinge   twitch   wedge   wring  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ee words - set 1 and learn about the word squeeze in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for squeeze


Scrabble score = 25

generated at 19:38:02 on 12-03-20

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