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Correct spelling:
squawk
Definition:
The American night heron. See under Night.

Synonyms:

noun
accusation
impeachment, imputation, incrimination, recrimination, rumble, stink, recriminations, impeachments.
cackle
yap.
cry
ejaculation, groan, meow, moo, nicker, whinny, Mewling, Whinnies, meows, moos, nickers, yoo hoo, yoo-hoo.
event
squawk.
hurrah
whoop.
squawk
beef, bellyache, gripe, grouse, holler, kick, screak, screech, skreak, skreigh.
ululation
bark, bawl, bay, bellow, bleat, bray, cackle, call, caw, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, crow, cry, cuckoo, gobble, growl, grunt, honk, hoot, howl, meow, mew, moo, neigh, purr, quack, roar, snarl, snort, squeal, trill, twit, ululation, warble, whinny, yelp.
verb
gripe
bellyache, complain, protest, squeal, yammer, raise Cain, kick up a fuss.
make high-pitched, animal-like sound
cackle, caw, crow, cry, hoot, screech, yap, yawp, yelp.
ululate
bark, bawl, bay, bellow, bleat, bray, cackle, call, caw, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, crow, cry, cuckoo, gobble, growl, grunt, honk, hoot, howl, meow, mew, moo, neigh, purr, quack, roar, snarl, snort, squeal, trill, twit, ululate, warble, whinny, yelp.
Examples of usage:
  1. While they were thinking about it, in the next tree, for they were not a great pair to stay at home, you know, one of the youngsters, the female, gave an impatient squawk, spread her wings, and fell off her branch. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  2. The ring and mat and ropes are okay- not regulation, but nothing to squawk about. – Hoiman and the Solar Circuit by Gordon Dewey
  3. With the fall of night, the street they faced had become still, save for an infrequent squawk of irritation on the part of one of the passing automobiles, gadding for the most part silently, like fireflies. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  4. I sounded the horn, Squawk! – Continuous Vaudeville by Will M. Cressy
  5. And he'd let out a squawk. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower

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