What does squishy mean?

Definitions for squishy
ˈskwɪʃ isquishy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spongy, squashy, squishy, spongelikeadjective

    easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

    "spongy bread"


  1. squishyadjective

    Yielding easily to pressure; very soft; especially, soft and wet, as mud.

  2. squishyadjective

    Subjective or vague.

  3. Etymology: From squash


  1. Squishy

    A squishy is a type of soft toy made of a specially formulated soft polyurethane foam, that slowly returns to its original shape after being squeezed. Squishies are manufactured into many different shapes and sizes, such as animals, fruits, and food items. They are often scented to match the object represented. The toy is also called kawaii squishy, kawaii meaning "cute" in Japanese.Originating in Japan, squishies became available in the US in the spring of 2017. In the following years, the toys become popular all over the world, and have huge presence on social media (especially YouTube and Instagram).Squishies became popular among children and adolescents, but also among adults, for the tactile pleasure that one experiences squishing them — which is said to relieve stress.


  1. squishy

    Squishy generally refers to something that is soft and easily compressed or squeezed; something that readily gives way to pressure and then quickly returns to its original shape. It can also be used to describe a situation or concept that is hard to define or pin down, therefore considered flexible or lacking firm boundaries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squishy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squishy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of squishy in a Sentence

  1. Brian Williams:

    I remember one such house fire .?.?. conducting a search on my hands and knees, when I felt something warm, squishy and furry on the floor of a closet, i instinctively tucked it in my coat. When I got outside, I saw two small eyes staring up at me, and I returned the 3-week-old and very scared puppy to its grateful owners.

  2. Douglas Adams:

    Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.

  3. Mike Peterson:

    Equity is a squishy word, and that's part of the problem, if you sit 10 people down that are stakeholders in the county, give them a piece of paper and ask them to find equity, you're going to come up with 15 different answers.

  4. Paul Schmutzler:

    Way, way too squishy on immigration.

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