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Definition of Squat


  1. The angel fish (Squatina angelus).
  2. To sit down upon the hams or heels; as, the savages squatted near the fire.
  3. To sit close to the ground; to cower; to stoop, or lie close, to escape observation, as a partridge or rabbit.
  4. To settle on another's land without title; also, to settle on common or public lands.
  5. To bruise or make flat by a fall.
  6. Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.
  7. Short and thick, like the figure of an animal squatting.
  8. The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close to the ground.
  9. A sudden or crushing fall.
  10. A small vein of ore.
  11. A mineral consisting of tin ore and spar.
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Squat Translations

squat in Afrikaans is hurk
squat in Dutch is in elkaar duiken, hurken
squat in German is kauern, hocken
squat in Spanish is ponerse en cuclillas
squat in Swedish is huka sig ned