squeeze

Definitions

General English

  • noun the act of pressing or crushing
  • verb to press on something or to press or crush something like a fruit or a tube to get something out of it
  • verb to force something, or to force your own body, into a small space

Accounting

  • noun government control carried out by reducing the availability of something

Aviation

  • verb to press hard from opposite directions

Banking

  • verb to crush or to press; to make smaller

Economics

  • noun a means of government control carried out by reducing amounts of money available
  • verb to reduce something adversely

Slang

  • noun a girlfriend or boyfriend, a sweetheart. The word is inspired by the squeeze of an embrace and is often heard in the form main squeeze (which has the added meaning of ‘most important person’).
  • noun money, cash. The word often has overtones of hard-earned or reluctantly paid money.
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