- To give forth a loud shrill cry or sound.
- To turn informer; betray an accomplice or secret.
- To utter or produce with a squeal.
- A loud, shrill cry or sound.
- Infirm; weak.
- To utter a sharp, shrill cry, or a succession of such cries, as expressive of pain, fear, anger, impatience, eagerness, or the like.
- To turn informer; peach; “squeak.”
- A shrill, sharp cry, more or less prolonged.
- A shrill, sharp, somewhat prolonged cry.
- To cry with a sharp, shrill, prolonged sound, as certain animals do, indicating want, displeasure, or pain.
- To turn informer; to betray a secret.
- A <xref>high-pitched</xref> <xref>sound</xref>, as a scream of a child, or noisy worn-down brake pads.
- To <xref>scream</xref> by making a <xref>shrill</xref>, <xref>prolonged</xref> sound.
- To give <xref>sensitive</xref> <xref>information</xref> about someone to a third <xref>party</xref>; to <xref>rat</xref> on someone.
- utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
- a high-pitched howl
- confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure