Definition Of squat

verb

a building occupied by people living in it without the legal right to do so.

Many are of ‘no fixed abode’, either living in squats or at established protest camps at airports or proposed roads.

a position in which one's knees are bent and one's heels are close to or touching one's buttocks or the back of one's thighs.

She fell back into a squat from the kneeling position he had raised her to.

crouch or sit with one's knees bent and one's heels close to or touching one's buttocks or the back of one's thighs.

I squatted down in front of him

short and thickset; disproportionately broad or wide.

he was muscular and squat

unlawfully occupy an uninhabited building or settle on a piece of land.

eight families are squatting in the house


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Example Of squat

  • "To start, I could hardly squat 25 pounds, " admits Mary.

  • 144 Piccadilly next door was the site of a famous squat in the troubled summer of 1969.

  • Below are the equations you can use to predict how much weight you can squat for 10 reps.

  • Bourque took his time with the squatters, and a week after the squat , following negotiations, he got the squatters to move into another building on Rachel E.

  • Clarke declined to reveal where the squat will take place.


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