Squeamish Definition

skwēmĭsh
adjective
Having a digestive system that is easily upset; easily nauseated; queasy.
Webster's New World
Nauseated.
American Heritage
Easily shocked or offended; prudish.
Webster's New World
Excessively fastidious; oversensitive.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Squeamish

  • Middle English squeimous alteration of Anglo-Norman escoymous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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