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squawk
British English: /skwɔːk/
American English: /skwɔk/

Translation of squawk in French:

noun

  • (of hen)
    (of duck, parrot, crow etc)
    cri (m) rauque
    [figurative] [pejorative] (of person)
    cri (m) aigu

transitive verb

  • [pejorative]
    (person)
    crier
    ‘what?’ he squawked
    ‘quoi?’ cria-t-il

intransitive verb

  • (hen)
    pousser des gloussements
    (duck, parrot, crow etc)
    pousser des cris rauques
    (baby)
    brailler
    (person)
    crier d'une voix hystérique

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