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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squealverb

    a high-pitched howl

  2. squeal, oinkverb

    utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

  3. confess, squeal, finkverb

    confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure

Wiktionary

  1. squealnoun

    A high-pitched sound, as a scream of a child, or noisy worn-down brake pads.

  2. squealverb

    To scream by making a shrill, prolonged sound.

  3. squealverb

    To give sensitive information about someone to a third party; to rat on someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squealverb

    to cry with a sharp, shrill, prolonged sound, as certain animals do, indicating want, displeasure, or pain

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. sqvla, Norw. skvella. Cf. Squeak, Squall.]

  2. Squealverb

    to turn informer; to betray a secret

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. sqvla, Norw. skvella. Cf. Squeak, Squall.]

  3. Squealnoun

    a shrill, somewhat prolonged cry

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. sqvla, Norw. skvella. Cf. Squeak, Squall.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Squeal

    skwēl, v.i. to utter a shrill and prolonged sound: to turn informer.—n. a shrill loud cry.—n. Squeal′er, a young pigeon: an informer. [Scand.; Sw. dial. sqväla, to cry out.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of squeal in a Sentence

  1. President Obama:

    When the president decides that we'll take on a challenge that Washington has represented fortoo long, the special interests, including millionaires and billionaires who have benefited, start to squeal, said Earnest, the White House press secretary. In this case, one billionaire chose to squeal to a Politico reporter.

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Translations for squeal

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  • يكبي بسوتا عاليArabic
  • kreischen, SchreiGerman
  • προδίδω, τσιρίζω, στριγκλιά, τσίριγμα, στριγκλίζω, καρφώνωGreek
  • chillarSpanish
  • vinkua, vasikoida, vingahdus, kiljahdus, kiljuaFinnish
  • crier, moutonner, hurler, cafter, crissement, balancer, crisser, dénoncerFrench
  • sgalScottish Gaelic
  • cantare, strillare, fare la spia, urlare, spifferare, guaire, gridare con voce stridulaItalian
  • לְהַלשִׁיןHebrew
  • pūkotoMāori
  • krijsen, snierkenDutch
  • guinchoPortuguese
  • стучать, доносить, скрежет, скрип, визг, визжать, верещатьRussian
  • skri, skrika, gola, skrikSwedish

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