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English noun: squawk

1. squawk (event) the noise of squawking

SamplesShe awoke to the squawk of chickens.
The squawk of car horns.

Broader (hypernym)noise

2. squawk (communication) informal terms for objecting

SamplesI have a gripe about the service here.

Synonymsbeef, bitch, gripe, kick

Broader (hypernym)objection

English verb: squawk

1. squawk (communication) utter a harsh abrupt scream

Synonymsscreak, screech, skreak, skreigh

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

2. squawk (communication) complain

SamplesWhat was he hollering about?.

Synonymsbeef, bellyache, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, holler

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off

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