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Noun: squall  skwol
  1. Sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
Verb: squall  skwol
  1. Make high-pitched, whiney noises
    - waul, wawl
  2. Utter a sudden loud cry
    "she squalled with pain when the doctor inserted the needle";
    - shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler [informal], hollo [non-standard]
  3. Blow in a squall
    "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"

Derived forms: squalled, squalls, squalling

Type of: air current, blow, current of air, emit, howl, let loose, let out, roar, ululate, utter, wail, wind, yaup, yawl

Encyclopedia: Squall