squealer


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squeal

 (skwēl)
v. squealed, squeal·ing, squeals
v.intr.
1. To give forth a loud shrill cry or sound.
2. Slang To turn informer; betray an accomplice or secret.
v.tr.
To utter or produce with a squeal.
n.
A loud, shrill cry or sound: a squeal of surprise; the squeal of tires.

[Middle English squelen, probably of imitative origin.]

squeal′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squealer - one who reveals confidential information in return for moneysquealer - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
canary, fink, snitch, stool pigeon, stoolie, stoolpigeon, sneaker, snitcher, sneak - someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
informant, source - a person who supplies information
copper's nark, nark - an informer or spy working for the police
supergrass, grass - a police informer who implicates many people
2.squealer - domestic swinesquealer - domestic swine      
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
porker - a pig fattened to provide meat
trotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
porc, pork - meat from a domestic hog or pig
lard - soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

squealer

noun
Slang. One who gives incriminating information about others:
Informal: rat, tipster.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
So the Wizard pretended to take one of the piglets out of the hair of the Princess (while really he slyly took it from his inside pocket) and Ozma smiled joyously as the creature nestled in her arms, and she promised to have an emerald collar made for its fat neck and to keep the little squealer always at hand to amuse her.
Richard Bruns's I, a Squealer promises an insider's account of the "Pied Piper of Tucson" murders.
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Caption 1: Old Major tells the animal about his dream-Photo by Egypt Today Old Major dies three days after the incident, leaving the three younger pigs; Snowball, Napoleon and Squealer, to draw on their intelligence in order to formulate the Old Major's principles, called Animalism.
He went for the sprig whistle, but on closer inspection they looked like wood ducks, so out came the squealer.
To study post tracheostomy squealer of percutaneous dilatational and standard operative tracheostomy.
8) Like Squealer and Old Major in Orwell's Animal Farm, the Brexiteers sung of the 'beasts', not of 'England', but of the 'EU'.
Consequently, an abdominal MRI was performed, highlighting acalculous gallbladder, gallbladder hydrops and stenosis in the terminal segment of cystic duct with suspicion of cystic duct fibrosis or atresia at this level, possible squealer of inflammatory phenomena with normal common bile duct and intrahepatic biliary ducts (Figure 1).
The supremo pasty and pie maker wowed the judges at this year's Great Taste 2015 event with its Steak, Chicken and Chorizo and Lamb Moroc pasties and its Chicken and Ham Squealer Pork Pie.
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He enlisted the services of Squealer, a pig with the ability to persuade the other animals that the pigs are always moral and correct in their decisions.
The mole rat Squealer has somehow united the hives, and backed by the power of a psychic human "Messiah", he threatens genocide upon the human race