Example sentences for: squat

How can you use “squat” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Elegantly dressed women had to squat and urinate in shop doorways because there were no facilities," one correspondent wrote.

  • You will be able to view a sarcophagus with skeleton still in place, and the Goddess of Mírtos, a libation vessel dating from the 2nd millennium b.c. in the shape of a woman with a long neck and squat body.

  • Movie reviewers echo the music critics' pans of the popular Spice Girls and conclude that "sometimes the Zeitgeist counts for squat" (David Kronke, the Los Angeles Times ). The group's feature film, in which they're harassed by a tabloid reporter, is trashed as a "plotless, pointless, mirthless" knock-off of the Beatles' Hard Day's Night (Richard Harrington, the Washington Post ). The pop stars do get credit for exhibiting self-deprecating humor and apparent awareness that "they have achieved ludicrous measures of fame and fortune on the strength of markedly limited talents" (Anthony Lane, The New Yorker ). (Clips are available.)

  • Bulbasaur is a squat blue dinosaur with a plant on its back.

  • The squat but angular and moated Castillo de la Real Fuerza (Fort of the Royal Forces), to the north, is one of the oldest forts in the Americas, begun in 1558.


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