Not producing a liquid substance that is normally produced:
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
Harsh and grating in sound; sounding rough and husky
Characterized by violent motion; turbulent:
Making a harsh scratching noise:
The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
Find another word for squawky. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for squawky, like: dry, grating, harsh, hoarse, jarring, rasping, raspy, raucous, rough, scratchy and strident.