Definition of Squawker

1. Noun. A person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining.




2. Noun. The loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system.

Definition of Squawker

1. Noun. a person who, or thing that squawks ¹

2. Noun. a loudspeaker used for frequencies intermediate between those of a woofer and a tweeter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squawker

1. one that squawks [n -S] - See also: squawks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squawker

squaw-bush
squaw corn
squaw huckleberry
squaw man
squaw root
squawberries
squawberry
squawbush
squawbushes
squawfish
squawfishes
squawk
squawk box
squawked
squawker (current term)
squawkers
squawkier
squawkiest
squawkily
squawkiness
squawking
squawkingly
squawks
squawky
squawl
squawled
squawlike
squawling
squawls

Literary usage of Squawker

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1. American Wild-fowl Shooting: Describing the Haunts, Habits, and Methods of by Joseph W. Long (1874)
"I like " calling by mouth" much better than with a " squawker," especially if the ducks ... I will try and explain to you, though, how to make a squawker, ..."

2. Common School Education: Devoted to the Art of Instruction (1889)
"Bought a squawker yesterday; been so good I thought I must have a little fun. ... By the time he was in the basement, the squawker went off again, ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1901)
""Visualized a boy blowing a ' squawker,' quite amused."2 2. There is always an interval without any auditory filling immediately after N. Its length is ..."

4. Outing (1893)
"Well, if the cyclist went whooping like a Comanche, and ringing his bell or working his squawker to the highest pitch of his noise-producing ..."

5. The Tim Bunker Papers by William Clift (1868)
"And then as to that boy, he'won't be big enough under a year to blow a squash leaf squawker, to say nothing of trumpets. A silver trumpet! ..."

6. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1902)
"... after which she suddenly jabbed her bill down the neck of the nearest squawker and dispensed sweet nourishment from her secret store. ..."

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