Synonyms of squatting


1. knee bend, squat, squatting, leg exercise

usage: exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles

2. squat, squatting, motion, movement, move, motility

usage: the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels


1. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down, sit, sit down

usage: sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

2. squat, be

usage: be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low"

3. squat, occupy, reside, lodge in

usage: occupy (a dwelling) illegally

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