(comparative squallier or more squally, superlative squalliest or most squally)
From squall +"Ž -y; from 1719.
Variant of squall
- a brief, violent windstorm, usually with rain or snow
- Informal trouble or disturbance
Origin of squall; from Scandinavian as in Swedish sqval, a sudden shower, downpour: for probably base see squall
to storm briefly; blow a squall