verb (used without object)
to cry or scream loudly and violently:
The hungry baby began to squall.
verb (used with object)
to utter in a screaming tone.
the act or sound of squalling:
The baby’s squall was heard next door.
a sudden strong wind or brief turbulent storm
any sudden commotion or show of temper
(intransitive) to blow in a squall
(intransitive) to cry noisily; yell
a shrill or noisy yell or howl
A brief, sudden, violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow. A squall is said to occur if a wind having a sustained speed of 40 km (25 mi) per hour lasts at least 1 minute and then decreases rapidly. See also squall line.
noun, Meteorology. 1. a line or extended narrow region within which squalls or thunderstorms occur, often several hundred miles long. noun 1. a narrow zone along a cold front along which squalls occur See also line squall squall line A line of sudden, sometimes violent thunderstorms that develop on the leading edge of a cold […]
adjective, squallier, squalliest. 1. characterized by squalls. 2. stormy; threatening.
noun 1. the condition of being squalid; filth and misery. noun 1. the condition or quality of being squalid; disgusting dirt and filth
1. variant of squamo- before a vowel: squamation.