American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by gusts of wind.
- adj. Informal Marked by commotion or disturbance.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding with squalls; disturbed often with sudden and violent gusts of wind: as, squally weather.
- Threatening; ominous: as, things began to look squally.
- Having unproductive spots interspersed throughout: said of a field of turnips or corn.
- Badly woven: showing knots in the thread or irregularities in the weaving: said of a textile fabric.
- adj. Characterized by squalls, or sudden violent bursts of wind; gusty.
- adj. Producing or characteristic of loud wails.
- adj. UK, dialect Interrupted by unproductive spots, as a field of turnips or grain.
- adj. weaving, of cloth Not equally good throughout; not uniform; uneven; faulty.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Abounding with squalls; disturbed often with sudden and violent gusts of wind; gusty.
- adj. (Agric.), Prov. Eng. Interrupted by unproductive spots; -- said of a field of turnips or grain.
- adj. (Weaving) Not equally good throughout; not uniform; uneven; faulty; -- said of cloth.
- adj. characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
- adj. characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain
- From squall + -y; from 1719. (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“But it will be kind of squally in, say, the Hollywood area and toward Miami Beach.”
“Z-z-z-zing!" says I. "Looks kind of squally for the governess, don't it?”
“I've seen the time when I had more names -- Humph! Looks kind of squally off to the east'ard, don't it? ”
“That afternoon the sky became overcast again, and squally, drizzly weather set in.”
“And it was a typical February evening in Edinburgh, squally rain giving way to a cold, howling wind, the sort of day when revolutions are postponed.”
“The rain here was accompanied by squally winds, gusting up to 87mph.”
“Their music melds together a scuzzy, squally blend of rebellious gospel/folk that at times possesses the radiant buoyancy of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and in quieter moments the seeping warmth of M Ward or intelligent, lovely meanderings of Elvis Perkins.”
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