squattering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From squatter +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

squattering

  1. Present participle of squatter.

Adjective[edit]

squattering (comparative more squattering, superlative most squattering)

  1. (obsolete) Straggling; messy.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.17:
      It is a language (as are many others round about me) like to that of Poitou, Xaintonge, Angoulesme, Limosin, and Auvergne, squattering, dragling, and filthie.