squeal on

phrasal verb

squealed on; squealing on; squeals on
: to give information about the secret or criminal activity of (someone) to the police
He squealed on his friend.

Examples of squeal on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hearing them squeal on the phone to their parents about their day during our trips or recapping an adventure on their Instagram Stories is fun to witness. Ronny Maye, Essence, 15 Dec. 2023 Schools and parents are afraid to squeal on each other. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2023

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“Squeal on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squeal%20on. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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