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squeal

 : 
Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

squealv. i. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. sqväla, Norw. skvella. Cf. Squeak, Squall.].
  •  To cry with a sharp, shrill, prolonged sound, as certain animals do, indicating want, displeasure, or pain.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To turn informer; to betray a secret.  [1913 Webster]
squealn. 
     A shrill, sharp, somewhat prolonged cry.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

squeal, n. & v.
--n. a prolonged shrill sound, esp. a cry of a child or a pig.
--v.
1 intr. make a squeal.
2 tr. utter (words) with a squeal.
3 intr. sl. turn informer.
4 intr. sl. protest loudly or excitedly.

Derivative
squealer n.
Etymology
ME, imit.

THESAURUS

squeal

babble, bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, be indiscreet, be unguarded, bear witness against, beep, bell, bellow, betray, betray a confidence, birdies, bitch, blab, blabber, blare, blast, blat, blate, bleat, blooping, blow, blow the horn, blow the whistle, blubber, blurping, blurt, blurt out, boom, bray, breathe, bugle, buzz, cackle, call, caterwaul, chant, cheer, chirp, clarion, complain, coo, creak, crow, cry, distortion, drawl, exclaim, fanfare, feedback, fink, flourish of trumpets, flute, flutter, fluttering, gasp, give away, give tongue, give voice, grate, gripe, growl, grunt, hail, halloo, hiss, hissing, holler, hollo, honk, hoot, howl, howling, hum, hurrah, inform, inform against, inform on, keen, leak, let drop, let fall, let slip, lilt, low, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moo, motorboating, mumble, murmur, mutter, narc, nark, neigh, nicker, pant, peach, peal, pimp, pipe, pule, raise a howl, rallying cry, rasp, rat, reveal a secret, roar, rumble, scratching, screak, scream, screech, sell out, shall, shout, shredding, shriek, shrill, sibilate, sigh, sing, skirl, skreigh, snap, snarl, snitch, snitch on, snort, sob, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, spill, spill the beans, squall, squawk, squeak, squeals, static, stool, talk, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattle, tattle on, tattoo, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, testify against, thunder, toot, tootle, troat, trumpet, trumpet blast, trumpet call, turn informer, twang, tweedle, ululate, ululation, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, whicker, whine, whinny, whisper, whistle, whistles, whoop, wind, woomping, wow, wowwows, wrawl, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl

ROGET THESAURUS

squeal

Cry

VB cry, roar, shout, bawl, brawl, halloo, halloa, hoop, whoop, yell, bellow, howl, scream, screech, screak, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal, squall, whine, pule, pipe, yaup, cheer, hoot, grumble, moan, groan, snore, snort, grunt, vociferate, raise up the voice, lift up the voice, call out, sing out, cry out, exclaim, rend the air, thunder at the top of one's voice, shout at the top of one's voice, shout at the pitch of one's breath, thunder at the pitch of one's breath, s'_egosiller, strain the throat, strain the voice, strain the lungs, give a cry.

Disclosure

VB disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain, unmask, unveil, unfold, uncover, unseal, unkennel, take off the seal, break the seal, lay open, lay bare, expose, open, open up, bare, bring to light, divulge, reveal, break, squeal, tattle, sing, rat, snitch, let into the secret, reveal the secrets of the prison house, tell, breathe, utter, blab, peach, let out, let fall, let drop, let slip, spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, betray, tell tales, come out of school, come out with, give vent, give utterance to, open the lips, blurt out, vent, whisper about, speak out, make public, unriddle, split, acknowledge, allow, concede, grant, admit, own, own up to, confess, avow, throw off all disguise, turn inside out, make a clean breast, show one's hand, show one's cards, unburden one's mind, disburden one's mind, disburden one's conscience, disburden one's heart, open one's mind, lay bare one's mind, tell a piece of one's mind, unbosom oneself, own to the soft impeachment, say the truth, speak the truth, turn King's evidence, Queen's evidence, acknowledge the corn, raise the mask, drop the mask, lift the mask, remove the mask, throw off the mask, expose, lay open, undeceive, unbeguile, disabuse, set right, correct, open the eyes of, d_esillusionner, be disclosed, transpire, come to light, come in sight, become known, escape the lips, come out, ooze out, creep out, leak out, peep out, crop-out, show its face, show its colors, discover itself, break through the clouds, flash on the mind.


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