Meaning of SQUALL in English

SQUALL

transcription, транскрипция: [ skwɔ:l ]

( squalls, squalling, squalled)

1.

A squall is a sudden strong wind which often causes a brief, violent rain storm or snow storm.

The boat was hit by a squall north of the island.

N-COUNT

2.

If a person or animal squalls , they make a loud unpleasant noise like the noise made by a crying baby.

There was an infant squalling in the back of the church.

...squalling guitars.

= wail

VERB : V , V-ing

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