Meaning of SQUALL in English
— squallish , adj.
/skwawl/ , n.
1. a sudden, violent gust of wind, often accompanied by rain, snow, or sleet.
2. a sudden disturbance or commotion.
3. to blow as a squall.
[ 1690-1700; perh. special use of SQUALL 2 ]
— squaller , n.
/skwawl/ , v.i.
1. to cry or scream loudly and violently: The hungry baby began to squall.
2. to utter in a screaming tone.
3. the act or sound of squalling: The baby's squall was heard next door.
[ 1625-35; perh. skvala shriek, cry; cf. Sw, Norw skvala splash, stream ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012