squalling


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squall 1

 (skwôl)
n.
A loud, harsh cry.
intr.v. squalled, squall·ing, squalls
To scream or cry loudly and harshly.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skvala, to squeal.]

squall′er n.

squall 2

 (skwôl)
n.
1. A brief sudden violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow.
2. Informal A brief commotion.
intr.v. squalled, squall·ing, squalls
To blow strongly for a brief period.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

squall′y adj.

squalling

(ˈskwɔːlɪŋ)
adj
(Physical Geography) blowing in a squall

squalling

(ˈskwɔːlɪŋ)
adj
crying noisily; yelling
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squalling - characterized by short periods of noisy commotion; "a home life that has been extraordinarily squally"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
Translations

squalling

[ˈskwɔːlɪŋ] ADJ [child] → chillón, berreador

squalling

[ˈskwɔːlɪŋ] adj (baby) → che strilla, urlante
References in classic literature ?
But now, coming back to the world of reality, he had to make great mental efforts to take in that she was alive and well, and that the creature squalling so desperately was his son.
Then she sprang away, up the trail, squalling with every leap she made.
Take the Georges, Pew, and don't stand here squalling.
However, even on a track called You're Lionel Richie the Scots can't resist whacking the amps up full as if to say: "Hello, is it squalling feedback you're looking for?