- an instance of informing against someone.
- a protest or complaint; beef.
- to turn informer; inform.
- to protest or complain; beef.
Origin of squeal
OTHER WORDS FROM squealsquealer, noun
Words nearby squeal
How to use squeal in a sentence
His voice ranged over octaves, from squeals of laughter to a basso profundo of moral righteousness, from whispers of prayer to shouts of joy.A Fearless Beacon of Moral Justice: Remembering Desmond Tutu|Richard Stengel|December 27, 2021|Time
The tires provide unexpected grip, with predictable traction limits and surprisingly little tire squeal.The Rivian R1T breaks the electric-pickup game wide open|Dan Carney|September 28, 2021|Popular-Science
For this same reason, tamper your squeals of joy and avoid shining lights if you enter sea caves while kayaking, since animals enjoy cozying up inside.The Ultimate Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide|Shawnté Salabert|June 23, 2021|Outside Online
Joni Ernst made her opponents squeal like pigs on Tuesday night.
In a back room, video poker machines ding and chirp with the occasional squeal of delight from a winner.
Even with all the money in the bank, most Hollywood stars and executives are loathe to squeal to protect their own hide.Dominic Monaghan, Matthew Fox, and a Scandalous Twitter Accusation|Tricia Romano|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some sound concrete clarion calls, some are like string quartets, some trumpet brazen marches, and some squeal in sheer discord.
From the minute he appears on screen, the women in the Los Angeles theater squeal with delight.
On coming out his skin would be shining like ebony, and he would squeal with pleasure as I rubbed water down his back.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
She aint had time fer ter squeal en needer fer ter grunt 'fo' Brer Wolf gobble 'er up.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris
As he lay in the dark trying to gasp some breath back into his lungs, he could still hear the squeal.Star Born|Andre Norton
When kicked out she gave a little protesting squeal, but she had an extra curl in her tail that showed how happy she was.
They were ready to fight for their rights and squeal their protests for fair play before they were an hour old.