Etymology
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squashy (adj.)

1690s, from squash (n.2) + -y (2).

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Definitions of squashy

squashy (adj.)
like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness;
Synonyms: pulpy
squashy (adj.)
(of soil) soft and watery;
Synonyms: boggy / marshy / miry / mucky / muddy / quaggy / sloppy / sloughy / soggy / swampy / waterlogged
squashy (adj.)
easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility;
Synonyms: spongy / squishy / spongelike
From wordnet.princeton.edu