Synonyms for squall

Synonyms for (noun) squall

Synonyms: squall

Definition: sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current

Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

Usage: 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 for (verb) squall

Synonyms: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

Definition: utter a sudden loud cry

Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: waul, wawl, squall

Definition: make high-pitched, whiney noises

Similar words: roar, ululate, yaup, yawl, wail, howl

Definition: emit long loud cries

Usage: wail in self-pity; howl with sorrow

Synonyms: squall

Definition: blow in a squall

Usage: When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails

Similar words: blow

Definition: be blowing or storming

Usage: The wind blew from the West

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