Definitions for: Squawk


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.]


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.]

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

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