Etymology
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squall (n.)

"sudden, violent gust of wind," 1719, originally nautical, probably from a Scandinavian source (compare Norwegian skval "sudden rush of water," Swedish skvala "to gush, pour down"), probably ultimately a derivative of squall (v.).

squall (v.)

"cry out loudly," 1630s, probably from a Scandinavian source, such as Old Norse skvala "to cry out," and of imitative origin (compare squeal (v.)). Related: Squalled; squalling. As a noun from 1709.

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Definitions of squall
1
squall (v.)
make high-pitched, whiney noises;
Synonyms: waul / wawl
squall (v.)
utter a sudden loud cry;
Synonyms: shout / shout out / cry / call / yell / scream / holler / hollo
squall (v.)
blow in a squall;
When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails
2
squall (n.)
sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation;
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