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squawk

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

squawkv. i. [See Squeak.].
     To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly.  [1913 Webster]
Squawking thrush (Zoöl.), the missel turush; -- so called from its note when alarmed. [Prov. Eng.]
squawkn. 
  •  Act of squawking; a harsh squeak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The American night heron. See under Night.  [1913 Webster]
Squawk duck (Zoöl.), the bimaculate duck (Anas glocitans). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and in front of, each eye. [Prov. Eng.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

squawk, n. & v.
--n.
1 a loud harsh cry esp. of a bird.
2 a complaint.
--v.intr. utter a squawk.

Idiom
squawk-box colloq. a loudspeaker or intercom.
Derivative
squawker n.
Etymology
imit.

THESAURUS

squawk

air a grievance, bark, bawl, beef, beefing, bellow, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, blare, blat, blubber, boggle, boom, boycott, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, call in question, carol, caterwaul, caw, challenge, chant, chatter, cheep, cheer, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, clamor, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, complain, complaining, complaint, compunction, coo, crab, creak, croak, cronk, crow, cry, cry out against, cuckoo, demonstrate, demonstrate against, demonstration, demur, demurrer, destructive criticism, dispute, dissent, drawl, drum, enter a protest, exception, exclaim, expostulate, expostulation, faultfinding, flute, fret, fret and fume, fuss, gabble, gaggle, gasp, gobble, grievance, grievance committee, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouch, grouse, grousing, growl, grumble, grumbling, grunt, guggle, hail, halloo, hiss, holler, hollo, honk, hoo, hoot, howl, indignation meeting, keen, kick, kicking, lilt, lodge a complaint, make a fuss, march, mumble, murmur, murmuring, mutter, nonviolent protest, object, objection, pant, peep, peeve, peevishness, pet peeve, petulance, picket, picketing, pip, pipe, press objections, protest, protest demonstration, protestation, quack, qualm, querulousness, raise a howl, rally, register a complaint, remonstrance, remonstrate, remonstration, roar, roll, rumble, scold, scolding, screak, scream, screech, scruple, shout, shriek, shrill, sibilate, sigh, sing, sit in, sit-in, skirl, skreigh, snap, snarl, sniping, snort, sob, squall, squawking, squeak, squeal, state a grievance, strike, take on, teach in, teach-in, thunder, trill, trumpet, twang, tweet, twit, twitter, ululate, ululation, wail, warble, whine, whining, whisper, whistle, whoop, wrawl, yammer, yap, yapping, yawl, yawp, yell, yell bloody murder, yelp, yip, yowl

ROGET THESAURUS

squawk

Ululation

VB cry, roar, bellow, blare, rebellow, growl, snarl, bark, bow-wow, yelp, bay, bay at the moon, yap, yip, yipe, growl, yarr, yawl, snarl, howl, grunt, gruntle, snort, squeak neigh, whinny, bray, mew, mewl, meow, purr, caterwaul, pule, baa, bleat, low, moo, troat, croak, peep, coo, gobble, quack, honk, gaggle, guggle, crow, caw, squawk, screech cackle, cluck, clack, chuck, chuckle, hoot, hoo, chirp, cheep, chirrup, twitter, cuckoo, warble, trill, tweet, pipe, whistle, hum, buzz, hiss, blatter, ratatat.


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