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squawky

[skwaw-kee]
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adjective, squawk·i·er, squawk·i·est.
  1. unpleasantly discordant or harsh in sound; cacophonous.
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Origin of squawky

First recorded in 1895–1900; squawk + -y1
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Historical Examples

  • His family being immediately notified of his death, returned to attend the burial, and is yet living at Squawky Hill.

    A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

    James E. Seaver

  • Guilty and uneasy, they lurked about Squawky Hill near a fortnight, and then went to Cattaraugus, and were gone six weeks.