squeeze

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  • She squeezed his hand again and started across the street but ran back. Cited from Mary Rose of Mifflin, by Frances R. Sterrett
  • With a little squeezing from behind he must be able to get through. Cited from The Last of the Peterkins, by Lucretia P. Hale
  • You thought he was squeezing my hand -- and he thought so too! Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • And he lost no time in squeezing through one of the small doors. Cited from The Tale of Tommy Fox, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Any money that I had would be squeezed out of me, before long. Cited from On the Irrawaddy, by G. A. Henty
  • She sat right down by my side and squeezed my hand. Cited from The Blunders of a Bashful Man, by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  • He knew me, took my hand, squeezed it, and then held it in his. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
  • Look at the old places that they're squeezing the old families out of! Cited from Mount Music, by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  • Then, growing as near as they can to each other, those in the middle get squeezed. Cited from Proserpina, Volume 1, by John Ruskin
  • He is said to be the first that made love by squeezing the hand. Cited from Best of the World's Classics...Prose, Vol. IV, Great Britain & Ireland
  • He was three hours squeezing out water and giving it them before they were satisfied. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • This wish is passed through by squeezing the hand of the person next to you.
  • He came to me again, and squeezed me and pressed his face against mine. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • However, he had been squeezed out of the company and was looking for new projects.
  • Remember I got some feeling yet in them arms you was squeezing. Cited from Sheila of Big Wreck Cove, by James A. Cooper
  • By considerable squeezing, he managed to make his way through the opening. Cited from Boy Scouts in Northern Wilds, by Archibald Lee Fletcher
  • He again finished third and this time saw his vote squeezed a bit by the other two parties.
  • It would not do to open the paper and look; he must find out by squeezing. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • By squeezing hard, she managed to get behind the clock, and so through the door. Cited from A Double Story, by George MacDonald
  • It served them right, for squeezing me the way they did. Cited from Uncle Wiggily's Adventures, by Howard R. Garis
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Meaning of squeeze

  • noun The act of gripping and pressing firmly
    he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun A situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
    increased expenses put a squeeze on profits
  • noun (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
    she was his main squeeze
  • noun A twisting squeeze
    gave the wet cloth a wring
  • noun The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
    getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze
  • verb Press firmly
    He squeezed my hand