Meaning of “squat” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] uk us /skwɒt/ (present participle squatting, past tense and past participle squatted)
SIT (also squat down)

to bend your legs so that you are sitting with your bottom very close to the ground:

He squatted down beside me.

to live in an empty building without the owner's permission

(Definition of “squat verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)