Definition of squawky in English:

squawky

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Pronunciation: /ˈskwɔːki
 
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adjective (squawkier, squawkiest)

  • (Of a voice) loud and harsh: their voices are high and birdlike and squawky
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    • The galah is another of Australia's many parrots, and its reputation for being not only squawky but also not very bright, gave rise to the Oz slang term for a fool.
    • Much of their previous work was either bouncy, drum filled, squawky pop-mania, or simple protracted acoustic meanderings.
    • As a gawky, squawky teenager with no friends, desperate to distance herself from her parents, she took a part-time job in a library.

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