squawker

noun
1. a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
Syn:
Derivationally related forms:
squawk, ↑grumble (for: ↑grumbler), ↑bellyache (for: ↑bellyacher), ↑snivel (for: ↑sniveller), ↑moan (for: ↑moaner), ↑complain (for: ↑complainer), ↑whine (for: ↑whiner)
Hyponyms: ↑kvetch
2. the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system
Part Holonyms: ↑intercommunication system, ↑intercom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • squawker — noun see squawk I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squawker — See squawk. * * * …   Universalium

  • squawker — noun a) a person who, or thing that squawks b) a loudspeaker used for frequencies intermediate between those of a woofer and a tweeter …   Wiktionary

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  • squawker — n. one who complains loudly; one who issues a loud cry or yell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squawker — squawk·er …   English syllables

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  • Refoam — A refoam is the replacement of the original foam ring on a woofer or a squawker. All speakers with a foam ring need a refoam at some time. The foam rings drie out and deteriorate. Performing a refoam is not that hard, online manuals or video… …   Wikipedia

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