Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun squall

1 sense of squall

Sense 1
squall -- (sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation)
       => wind, air current, current of air -- (air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb squall

3 senses of squall

Sense 1
squall, waul, wawl -- (make high-pitched, whiney noises)
       => howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup -- (emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow")

Sense 2
shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall -- (utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 3
squall -- (blow in a squall; "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails")
       => blow -- (be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West")

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