- characterized by squalls.
- stormy; threatening.
Origin of squally
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Examples from the Web for squally
Their marriage is squally: Cristina had been a dentist in Mexico, but her qualification means nothing in Nebraska.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?
March 16, 2014
In the squally pit of criticism, Wood is the brightest beacon and the biggest target.James Wood Gets Personal
December 21, 2012
You will when the wind steadies; it's squally just now, and she feels it, for she has no keel.Luttrell Of Arran
Charles James Lever
The night was squally, and he thought it wiser to take a larger circuit than before.Our Sailors
The next night was black and squally, with occasional showers of rain.Pike & Cutlass
None would make a rate for me against the damage I might do on a squally day.My Airships
The morning was squally, and the sea rolled boisterously into the Sound.Turner
William Cosmo Monkhouse
Word Origin and History for squally
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