Squawk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |skwɔːk|  American pronunciation of the word squawk
Brit.  |skwɔːk|  British pronunciation of the word squawk

noun

- the noise of squawking
she awoke to the squawk of chickens
the squawk of car horns
- informal terms for objecting (syn: beef, bitch, gripe, kick)

verb

- utter a harsh abrupt scream (syn: screak, screech)
- complain (syn: beef, bellyache, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, holler)

Extra examples

...if we don't receive any squawks, we can assume the change was acceptable...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: squawk
he/she/it: squawks
present participle: squawking
past tense: squawked
past participle: squawked
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