Definitions

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  • adj. moist and pliant; soggy

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When the water begins to simmer, set the timer for 6 minutes for a "squidgy" centre and 7 minutes for a hard centre.

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  • In business and marketing, though, I do get concerned "squidgy" is the technical term when we try for definitions that are so loose that they end up allowing for all kinds of things that end up clouding the water more than clarifying it.

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  • "Inspired Bicycles" by Danny MacAskill, and a bizarre yet strangely riveting claymation zombie movie before giving in to the desire for a "squidgy" egg of our own.

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  • Not only do you get a free slice of pizza with your first booze of the evening, but – if you're up for it – a table football competition will be running as DJs spin a laidback, non-threatening selection of sounds, with comforting chillwave, soothing soul and non-scary contemporary folk, the idea being to lull you into a womb-like state of squidgy comfort.

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  • Then, picking the mixture out between finger and thumb, we had to see whether the sugar formed threads as we pulled it apart, or remained in a squidgy ball.

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  • Although surprisingly moist, thanks to the stock indeed, the contrast between the crisp exterior and the squidgy middle is horribly moreish, the combination of parsley, garlic and breadcrumbs reminds me of a very fancy loaf of garlic bread – and all but overpowers the sweet flavour of the cashews.

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  • First I only noticed movement, a kind of awkward bending like those squidgy plastic toys which stick to glass.

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  • By noon it was about half dry, squidgy in a few places but no impediment to travel at all.

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  • At the other end of the meal a "gluten-free organic chocolate brownie" – it's that sort of place – was intense and squidgy, and came with a tiny chocolate cup filled with vodka, which numbed the pain.

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  • He's presumably right about the fact that any benefit this gives is destroyed by the addition of hot water, but it can't be denied that Coulson's recipe rises higher than his, and the squidgy chopped dates give it a more interesting texture.

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  • I think the fact that it also contains the word squid balances out the moist.

    March 14, 2008

  • The compact OED defines this as 'soft and moist'. So, does it inherit the universal (and mysterious) loathing of the word moist?

    March 14, 2008