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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.
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squall

(skwɔːl)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a sudden strong wind or brief turbulent storm
2. any sudden commotion or show of temper
vb
(Physical Geography) (intr) to blow in a squall
[C18: perhaps a special use of squall2]
ˈsquallish adj
ˈsqually adj

squall

(skwɔːl)
vb
(intr) to cry noisily; yell
n
a shrill or noisy yell or howl
[C17: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Icelandic skvala to shout; see squeal]
ˈsqualler n
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squall1

(skwɔl)

n.
1. a sudden, violent wind, often accompanied by rain, snow, or sleet.
2. a sudden disturbance or commotion.
v.i.
3. to blow as a squall.
[1690–1700; perhaps identical with squall2]
squall′ish, adj.

squall2

(skwɔl)

v.i.
1. to cry or scream loudly.
n.
2. the act or sound of squalling.
[1625–35; perhaps < Old Norse skvala shriek, cry]
squall′er, n.
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squall

(skwôl)
A brief, sudden, violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow.
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squall

- A violent wind that comes in suddenly, but does not last long, and is often accompanied by rain or snow.
See also related terms for suddenly.
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squall


Past participle: squalled
Gerund: squalling

Imperative
squall
squall
Present
I squall
you squall
he/she/it squalls
we squall
you squall
they squall
Preterite
I squalled
you squalled
he/she/it squalled
we squalled
you squalled
they squalled
Present Continuous
I am squalling
you are squalling
he/she/it is squalling
we are squalling
you are squalling
they are squalling
Present Perfect
I have squalled
you have squalled
he/she/it has squalled
we have squalled
you have squalled
they have squalled
Past Continuous
I was squalling
you were squalling
he/she/it was squalling
we were squalling
you were squalling
they were squalling
Past Perfect
I had squalled
you had squalled
he/she/it had squalled
we had squalled
you had squalled
they had squalled
Future
I will squall
you will squall
he/she/it will squall
we will squall
you will squall
they will squall
Future Perfect
I will have squalled
you will have squalled
he/she/it will have squalled
we will have squalled
you will have squalled
they will have squalled
Future Continuous
I will be squalling
you will be squalling
he/she/it will be squalling
we will be squalling
you will be squalling
they will be squalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been squalling
you have been squalling
he/she/it has been squalling
we have been squalling
you have been squalling
they have been squalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been squalling
you will have been squalling
he/she/it will have been squalling
we will have been squalling
you will have been squalling
they will have been squalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been squalling
you had been squalling
he/she/it had been squalling
we had been squalling
you had been squalling
they had been squalling
Conditional
I would squall
you would squall
he/she/it would squall
we would squall
you would squall
they would squall
Past Conditional
I would have squalled
you would have squalled
he/she/it would have squalled
we would have squalled
you would have squalled
they would have squalled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squall - sudden violent windssquall - sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
line squall - a squall advancing along a front that forms a definite line
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
Verb1.squall - make high-pitched, whiney noises
ululate, wail, yaup, yawl, howl, roar - emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
2.squall - utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
call - utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"
cry out, exclaim, call out, outcry, shout, cry - utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
hollo - cry hollo
hurrah - shout `hurrah!'
halloo - shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention
whoop - shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm; "The children whooped when they were led to the picnic table"
pipe, shriek, shrill, pipe up - utter a shrill cry
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
ululate, wail, yaup, yawl, howl, roar - emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
skreigh, squawk, screak, screech, skreak - utter a harsh abrupt scream
3.squall - blow in a squall; "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"
blow - be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"
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squall

noun
1. storm, gale, flurry, blow, rush, blast, breeze, puff, gust The boat was hit by a squall north of the island.
verb
1. wail, cry, howl, bawl, weep, yowl There was an infant squalling at the back of the church.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
عَصْفَة ريح
nápor větru
kastevind
hryîja, vindsveipur
škvalas
vēja brāzma
nápor vetra

squall

1 [skwɔːl] N
1. (= wind) → ráfaga f; (= rain) → chubasco m
2. (fig) → tempestad f
there are squalls aheadel futuro se anuncia no muy tranquilo

squall

2 [skwɔːl]
A. N (= cry) → chillido m, grito m, berrido m
B. VIchillar, gritar, berrear
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squall

[ˈskwɔːl]
nrafale f, bourrasque f
vi (= wail) [child] → brailler
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squall

n
(= storm)Bö(e) f; (fig)Gewitter nt, → Sturm m; there are squalls ahead (fig)wir gehen stürmischen Zeiten entgegen
(= cry)Schrei m
vischreien
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squall

[skwɔːl]
1. n (Met) → bufera, burrasca
2. vi (baby) → strillare, urlare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

squall

(skwoːl) noun
a sudden violent wind, eg bringing rain. The ship was struck by a squall.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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