Synonyms of squat in English:

squat


See US English definition of squat

See UK English definition of squat

See Spanish definition of okupar

verb

1‘I let my back slide down the pillar until I was squatting on the floor’

SYNONYMS
crouch, crouch down, hunker, hunker down, sit on one's haunches, sit on one's heels, sit, bend down, bob down, duck down, hunch, cower, cringe
North American informal scooch

adjective

1‘he was muscular and squat’

SYNONYMS
stocky, dumpy, stubby, stumpy, short, thickset, heavily built, sturdy, sturdily built, heavyset, chunky, solid
burly, beefy
cobby
technical mesomorphic, pyknic
Australian, New Zealand nuggety
British informal fubsy

2‘a two-storey classical building with a squat tower’

SYNONYMS
low, stumpy, short, small, stocky, stunted