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Verb: squawk  skwok
  1. Utter a harsh abrupt scream
    - screak, skreak [non-standard], skreigh, screech
     
  2. Complain
    "What was he squawking about?";
    - gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, bellyache, holler
Noun: squawk  skwok
  1. The noise of squawking
    "she awoke to the squawk of chickens"; "the squawk of car horns"
     
  2. A complaint; the act of complaining
    - gripe, kick, beef, bitch

Derived forms: squawked, squawking, squawks

Type of: call, complain, cry, holler, hollo [non-standard], kick, kvetch [N. Amer], moan, noise, objection, plain [archaic], quetch, scream, shout, shout out, sound off, squall, yell

Encyclopedia: Squawk