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  • n  the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • n  a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  • n  a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer
    increased expenses put a squeeze on profits
  • n  (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend
    she was his main squeeze
  • n  a twisting squeeze
  • n  an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
  • n  a tight or amorous embrace
  • n  the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space
    getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze
  • v  to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
    squeeze a lemon
  • v  press firmly
    He squeezed my hand
  • v  squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
    I squeezed myself into the corner
  • v  to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    He squeezed her for information
  • v  obtain by coercion or intimidation
    They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him
  • v  press or force
  • v  squeeze tightly between the fingers
    She squeezed the bottle
  • v  squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  • v  squeeze or press together
News & Articles

  • Lufthansa’s Brussels Air Feels Turkish Squeeze in Africa
    Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHA) ’s Brussels Airlines unit said ticket prices and revenue on the African routes in which it specializes face a squeeze as rivals including Turkish Airlines pour capacity into the continent.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Airlines shrinking seat size
    If you feel like it's a tighter squeeze getting into an airplane seat these days, you could be right. Coach seats are shrinking on major airlines, but there are ways to help you score a more comfy spot on the plane.
    June 12, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
  • Squeeze A Shot’s Money Making Marketing Strategy for Bars and Clubs
    The newest craze in partying has popped up in bars and clubs globally. A Jello Shooter Syringe is a jello shooter vessel and has increased profits for entertainment venues immensely - take a look at this product on: http://squeeze-a-shot.com/ . (PRWeb June 09, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/JelloShooter/Syringes/prweb10805617.htm
    June 10, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Chris Difford in Wellsville Daily Reporter
    For two months of the year we do Squeeze,Difford said. "The rest of the year we devote to our solo stuff."
  • Jeff Burton in News 10NBC
    Harvick and Stewart got together there, and that opened the door for me to squeeze in,Burton said. "When that happened, I viewed that as the opportunity. That was the door that opened. If we had any shot to win, then we had to jump through...
  • Jon S Corzine in FOXNews
    Our $35 billion economy is driven by tourism and the use of the shore,said New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine. "It's too much squeeze for the juice when you look at real estate on the coast, recreational fishing and tourism that could be...

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