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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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