squeal

Definitions:

  • 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
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