Definition of SQUEEZES

noun : SQUEEZES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of gripping and pressing firmly; "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; "increased expenses put a squeeze on profits" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend; "she was his main squeeze" ;

  • 6. (

    ) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze" ;

verb : SQUEEZES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) press firmly; "He squeezed my hand" ;

  • 5. (

    ) obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him" ;


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