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square the circle

  • four right angled knife cuts to remove the dead animal's anus from its hide, to facilitate the hide's removal from the carcass. Could also be used metaphorically for "cutting the bullshit".

    Last edited on Oct 17 2005. Submitted by Leif J. from CA, USA on Oct 17 2005.

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square up

verb

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squat

noun

  • a residence where a person lives unlawfully: without paying and without obtaining permission.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Glen C. from Brixton, Greater London, UK on Jan 06 2006.

noun - uncountable

  • anything, used in the negative to mean nothing.
    He doesn't know squat about computers.
    You don't know squat!
    I work all day, but it doesn't get me squat.
                                                                                       

    Citation from "The Best Christmas Story Never Told", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 9 (2006) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: nothing.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Anthony B. from Haw River, NC, USA on Mar 11 1999.

  • nothing of value; nothing desired; not the desired outcome.
    I work all day and it gets me squat.
    The actuary complained to the Society of Actuaries but got squat.
    • See more words with the same meaning: nothing.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Tom S. from Cleveland, OH, USA on Jul 27 2006.

origin

  • Used as a euphemism for "shit", which comes from the act of squatting in order to defecate.
    Gaby knows squat about cows.

    Last edited on Apr 28 2013. Submitted by Anthony B. from Haw River, NC, USA on Mar 11 1999.

  • Euphemism for "shit" when meaning to say "nothing." Developed because of the squatting posture of defecation.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Peter J. from Atlanta, GA, USA on Apr 26 2002.

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squat a grump

verb

  • to defecate.
    My friend Mark is going to go squat a grump.

    Last edited on Mar 28 2013. Submitted by Mike from MA, USA on Nov 30 1999.

  • to defecate.
    Rising from her chair, Sheila declared quite matter-of-factly, "I don't know what was in that burrito, but I certainly have to squat a nasty grump!"

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Jeff Y. from Merchantville, NJ, USA on Mar 05 2000.

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squat a grumpy

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squatchy

adjective

  • related to "Bigfoot" aka sasquatch.

    Last edited on Mar 28 2013. Submitted by Misty from Huntington Station, NY, USA on Mar 28 2013.

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squat party

  • usually illegal parties in an abandoned house

    Last edited on Jan 06 2006. Submitted by Glen C. from Brixton, Greater London, UK on Jan 06 2006.

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squawk box

  • originally meaning radios but later applied to television sets as well.
    Did you catch Letterman on the squawk box last night?

    Last edited on Oct 22 2004. Submitted by Rob P. from Kosciusko, MS, USA on Oct 22 2004.

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squeak

  • sexual intercourse. Derived from the noises typical of bed springs in mattresses that have experienced frequent activity as a direct result of sex.
    I was squeaking this sorority chick all Friday night!

    Last edited on May 19 2011. Submitted by Jason D. from Costa Mesa, CA, USA on Oct 04 2002.

  • a narrow margin; relative to success achieved with the least amount of effort necessary.
    Man, I forgot to study last night and squeaked by on finals.

    Last edited on May 19 2011. Submitted by Jason D. from Costa Mesa, CA, USA on Oct 04 2002.

  • to inform about a crime.

    Last edited on Sep 27 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

  • any speech.
    I don't want to hear a squeak out of you.

    Last edited on Sep 27 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

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