squally

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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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squal•ly

(ˈskwɔ li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. characterized by squalls.
2. stormy; threatening.
[1710–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squally - 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"
2.squally - characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain; "a grey squally morning"
stormy - (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"
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squally

adjective stormy, wild, rough, turbulent, windy, tempestuous, blustery, gusty, inclement The competitors had to contend with squally weather conditions.
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Translations

squally

[ˈskwɔːlɪ] ADJ
1. [wind] → que viene a ráfagas; [day] → de chubascos
2. (fig) → turbulento, lleno de dificultades
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squally

adj (+er)stürmisch; wind alsoböig
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