how to pronounce squab


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squab is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of squab


  1. A thick cushion, especially a flat one covering the seat of a chair or sofa.
  2. A baby rook.
  3. A person of a short, fat figure.
  4. The meat of such a baby bird used as food.
  5. A baby pigeon, dove, or chicken.


  1. Unfledged; unfeathered.
  2. Curt; abrupt.
  3. Clumsy.
  4. Fat; thick; plump; bulky.
  5. Shy; coy.


  1. To fall plump; to strike at one dash, or with a heavy stroke.
  2. To stuff thickly and sew through, the stitches being concealed by buttons, etc.
  3. To furnish with squabs, or cushions.


  1. With a heavy fall; plump.

squab frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word squab occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics squab can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that squab can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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