Definition of squat
a building occupied by people living in it without the legal right to do so.
The three of us had been living in the squat together for a week.
a position in which one's knees are bent and one's heels are close to or touching one's buttocks or the back of one's thighs.
She and eight other women were stripped, searched and then forced to do knee squats while naked.
crouch or sit with one's knees bent and one's heels close to or touching one's buttocks or the back of one's thighs.
Turning around to face the child, he squatted down to her level.
short and thickset; disproportionately broad or wide.
The bar here is really just a restaurant waiting area and the squat stools aren't exactly relaxing, but with few diners at this early hour, we're allowed to sit at a table.
unlawfully occupy an uninhabited building or settle on a piece of land.
Studio Sputnik started off when we squatted in an old attic of a building while we were still students.
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Example of squat
A squat Mexican gent came in with a squat Mexican lady.
Because the building is frequently used as a squat by the homeless, it was initially feared people may have been trapped inside.
Clarke declined to reveal where the squat will take place.
From this starting position, sit down into a squat .
He slept rough for a while then moved into a squat .
I squat on my heels, one hand on the wire door.
I can now squat more than 400 pounds.
If you can usually squat 400 pounds, don't expect to move more than 300 during this routine.
Instead, she headed for the Shell House, an ugly, squat building.
Instead, the headquarters are situated in a squat , brick building which seems rather unglamorous for the world of radio.