1.the act of gripping and pressing firmly
2.a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
3.a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
4.(slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
5.a twisting squeeze
6.an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
7.a tight or amorous embrace
8.the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space squeeze v.
1.to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
3.squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
4.to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
5.obtain by coercion or intimidation
6.press or force
7.squeeze tightly between the fingers
8.hug, usually with fondness
9.squeeze or press together
Idiom of the Day
none the worse for wear
not worse because of use or effort
We were none the worse for wear after our long trip through the mountains.
The bicycle was none the worse for wear after the boy used it for many months.