squally

[ skwaw-lee ]
/ ˈskwɔ li /

adjective, squal·li·er, squal·li·est.

characterized by squalls.
stormy; threatening.

Origin of squally

First recorded in 1710–20; squall1 + -y1
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squally


adj.

1719, from squall + -y (2).

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