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squeal

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of squeal

  1. 1 to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities that stool pigeon squealed to the police about the whole smuggling operation Synonyms of squeal fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, talk, tell (on) Words Related to squeal betray, give away, turn in; backstab, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-time; blab, tattle; tip (off) Phrases drop a dime (on)

  2. 2 to cry out loudly and emotionally the child squealed with frustration Synonyms of squeal howl, screech, shriek, shrill, squall, scream, yelp, yellWords Related to squeal bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferateNear Antonyms of squeal murmur, mutter, whisper

  3. 3 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely hoped that a DVD player in the backseat would keep the kids from squealing about long car rides Synonyms of squeal beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, complain, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to squeal object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of squeal accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of squeal crow, delight, rejoice



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