squalid
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈskwɒlɪd/
Adjective

squalid (comparative squalider, superlative squalidest)

  1. Extremely dirty and unpleasant.
  2. Showing a contemptible lack of moral standards.
    A squalid attempt to buy votes.
Translations Translations Noun

squalid (plural squalids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the family Squalidae of dogfish sharks.
    • 2008, David A. Ebert, James A. Sulikowski, Biology of Skates (page 126)
      Numerous diet studies on squalids have shown that members of this family tend to feed mainly on teleosts and cephalopods […]



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