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English noun: squeeze play

1. squeeze play (act) an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power


SamplesShe laughed at this sexual power play and walked away.


Synonymspower play, squeeze


Broader (hypernym)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

2. squeeze play (act) a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch


Broader (hypernym)baseball play


Narrower (hyponym)safety squeeze, safety squeeze play, suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play









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