squawker :

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  • n  a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
  • n  the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system

  • This occurred immediately after Reporter Brundidge had revealed that the murdered Julius Rosenheim, "squawker, fixer and shakedown artist," had been Reese's tipster.
  • A rail around the edge of the pit keeps them from falling out but a "squawker'' or a "runner'' can jump the rail if he feels inclined.
  • France was the week's prize squawker.

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