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squeals

verb
present tense third-person singular of squeal

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 to cry out loudly and emotionally
  • the child squealed with frustration

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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

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squeals

noun
plural of squeal

Synonyms of squeals (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Squeals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squeals. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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