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Definition 1: informal terms for objecting - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where squawk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I have a gripe about the service here

Synonyms for squawk in the sense of this definition

(squawk is a kind of ...) the speech act of objecting

Definition 2: the noise of squawking - [noun denoting event]

Samples where squawk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
  • the squawk of car horns

(squawk is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: complain - [verb of communication]

Samples where squawk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • What was he hollering about?

Synonyms for squawk in the sense of this definition

(squawk is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

Definition 4: utter a harsh abrupt scream - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for squawk in the sense of this definition

(squawk is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

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