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Definition of "squally" [squall•y]

  • Characterized by gusts of wind. (adjective)
  • Informal Marked by commotion or disturbance. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "squally" in a sentence
  • "—Wind for several days past often high, what the sailors call squally, with a rough sea and frequent rains."
  • "- Wind for several days past often high, what the sailors call squally, with a rough sea and frequent rains."
  • "-- Wind for several days past often high, what the sailors call squally, with a rough sea and frequent rains."