HyperDic: squall

English > 4 senses of the word squall:
NOUNphenomenonsquallsudden violent winds
VERBcommunicationsquall, waul, wawlmake high-pitched, whiney noises
communicationsquall, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, holloutter a sudden loud cry
weathersquallblow in a squall
squall > pronunciation
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > squall: 4 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaningsudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation.
Narrowerline squallA squall advancing along a front that forms a definite line
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishborrasca, chubasco, racha, ráfaga, turbión, turbonada
Catalanborrasca, ràfega, torbonada, ventada
Adjectivessquallycharacterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain
Verbssquallblow in a squall
English > squall: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake high-pitched, whiney noises.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymswaul, wawl
Broaderhowl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaupemit long loud cries
Spanishberrear, chillar, gritar
Catalanbagolar, cridar, xisclar
English > squall: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUtter a sudden loud cry.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsshout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo
Narrowerhallooshout 'halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention
hollocry hollo
howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaupemit long loud cries
hurrahshout 'hurrah!'
shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipeUtter a shrill cry
squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screechUtter a harsh abrupt scream
whoopshout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Similar tocallUtter in a loud voice or announce
exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shoutUtter aloud
Spanishchillar, clamar, gritar, llamar, pregonar, vocear, vociferar
Catalanbaladrejar, clamar, cridar, pregonar, vociferar
English > squall: 4 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningblow in a squall.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"
BroaderblowBe blowing or storming
Spanishhaber borrasca, haber ráfaga, haber temporal, rachear
Nounssquallsudden violent winds

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