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Meaning of SQUAWK

Pronunciation:  skwok

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
  2. [n]  the noise of squawking; "the squawk of car horns"
  3. [v]  complain; "What was he hollering about?"
  4. [v]  utter a harsh abrupt scream

SQUAWK is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: beef, beef, bellyache, bitch, gripe, gripe, grouse, holler, kick, screak, screech, skreak, skreigh
 See Also: call, complain, cry, hollo, kick, kvetch, noise, objection, plain, quetch, scream, shout, shout out, sound off, squall, yell



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Squawk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squawked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Squawking}.] [See {Squeak}.]
    To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly.
    {Squawking thrush} (Zo["o]l.), the missel turush; -- so
       called from its note when alarmed. [Prov. Eng.]
  2. \Squawk\, n.
    1. Act of squawking; a harsh squeak.
    2. (Zo["o]l.) The American night heron. See under {Night}.
    {Squawk duck} (Zo["o]l.), the bimaculate duck ({Anas
       glocitans}). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and
       in front of, each eye. [Prov. Eng.]