Meaning of squall

squall

Pronunciation: (skwôl), [key]
— n.
  1. a sudden, violent gust of wind, often accompanied by rain, snow, or sleet.
  2. a sudden disturbance or commotion.
—v.i.
  1. to blow as a squall.

squall

Pronunciation: (skwôl), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to cry or scream loudly and violently: The hungry baby began to squall.
—v.t.
  1. to utter in a screaming tone.
—n.
  1. the act or sound of squalling: The baby's squall was heard next door.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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