Origin of squall1
OTHER WORDS FROM squallsquall·ish, adjective
Words nearby squall
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Origin of squall2
OTHER WORDS FROM squallsqualler, noun
How to use squall in a sentence
Some of the final squalls have produced strong wind gusts, and even earlier prompted a severe thunderstorm warning to the east of the city, including Annapolis.Burst of wind follows snow, ice and rain in D.C. area with precipitation easing overnight|Jason Samenow, A. Camden Walker, Dan Stillman, Ian Livingston|January 17, 2022|Washington Post
Any choice a character makes sets off a chain reaction that spirals through the various narratives, which coalesce around a biblical squall in which frogs tumble from the heavens.
She ran to a window and gaped at the strange spectacle of thousands of pieces of paper floating in midair, like a confetti squall more than 60 stories above the ground.In the shadow of the towers: Five lives and a world transformed|Joby Warrick, Souad Mekhennet|September 2, 2021|Washington Post
The contentious evening was the latest squall in an ongoing culture war that has festered in the district’s school system.Residents left fuming, fearful after contentious Loudoun County school board meeting|Joe Heim, Hannah Natanson, Tom Jackman|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
They tried to stay together as the squall worsened, but the slow pace was hard for Henry and Aiden, who needed to keep moving to stay warm.
As the evening approached the weather clouded in and threatened us with another squall from the eastward.
The squall soon passed away, and left them almost becalmed, as before.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
He wasn't there; he was drawing his breath for another squall away out on the floor.
But little Phin, he sleeps with me, and I don't know just how long it was before I was waked up by a great squall.
So home, a little before six, in a dashing squall of rain, to a bowl of kava and dinner.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson