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v. squealed, squeal·ing, squeals
1. To give forth a loud shrill cry or sound.
2. Slang To turn informer; betray an accomplice or secret.
To utter or produce with a squeal.
A loud, shrill cry or sound: a squeal of surprise; the squeal of tires.
[Middle English squelen, probably of imitative origin.]
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|Noun||1.||squealer - 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
|2.||squealer - domestic swine |
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
porker - a pig fattened to provide meat
trotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
porc - meat from a domestic hog or pig
lard - soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
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