Definitions For Squat


  • The act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels
  • Exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
  • A small worthless amount


  • Sit on one's heels
  • Occupy (a dwelling) illegally
  • Be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide
  • To bend your knees and lower your body so that you are close to your heels or sitting on your heels
  • To live in a building or on land without the owner's permission and without paying
  • A position in which your knees are bent and your body lowered so that you are close to your heels or sitting on your heels
  • The least amount : anything at all
  • An empty building that squatters live in


  • Having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground
  • Short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

Is Squat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Squat is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Squat in a Sentence

  • He squatted behind the bush to avoid being seen.
  • A family has been squatting in that house for months.
  • He didn't do squat all day.
  • She lives in a squat.

Synonyms for Squat

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