Origin of squishechoic variant, variety of squash
- a squishing sound
- Informal the act of squashing; squash
verbsquished, squish·ing, squish·es
- A squishing sound.
- Slang A person regarded as weak and ineffective.
Origin of squishProbably alteration of squash2.
(third-person singular simple present squishes, present participle squishing, simple past and past participle squished)
Apparently an alteration of squash, influenced by obsolete squiss (“to squeeze"). Cognate with Scots squische, squies (“to crush, squeeze"). Compare also Old ProvenÃ§al esquichar (“to squeeze, squish"). See also squeeze.