Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

The action or an instance of squeezing or pressing - synonyms or related words

squeeze

noun

the action of squeezing something

compression

noun

the process of pressing or squeezing something so that it becomes smaller

nip

noun

a small bite or squeeze

pinch

noun

the action of squeezing someone’s skin between your thumb and finger so that it hurts them

press

noun

a single push on something such as a button or switch

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog