squally

[skwaw-lee]
adjective, squallier, squalliest.
1.
characterized by squalls.
2.
stormy; threatening.

Origin:
1710–20; squall1 + -y1

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squall1 (skwɔːl)
 
n
1.  a sudden strong wind or brief turbulent storm
2.  any sudden commotion or show of temper
 
vb
3.  (intr) to blow in a squall
 
[C18: perhaps a special use of squall²]
 
'squallish1
 
adj
 
'squally1
 
adj

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When they came down the mountain, their feet sunk in the mud and squally rain blew into their faces.
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