- Squalor Squa"lor (skw[=a]"l[^o]r), n. [L., fr. squalere to be
foul or filthy.]
Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity.
To bring this sort of squalor among the upper classes. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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