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1    scream, screech, shriek, wail, yell, yelp, yowl  
2    scream, screech, shout, shriek, shrill, wail, yelp  
3      (slang)   betray, blab, blow the gaff     (Brit. slang)   grass     (Brit. slang)   inform on, peach     (slang)   rat on     (informal)   sell (someone) down the river     (informal)   shop     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   sing     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   snitch     (slang)   spill one's guts     (slang)   spill the beans     (informal)   tell all  
4      (informal)   complain, kick up a fuss     (informal)   moan, protest, squawk     (informal)  
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  ( squeals    plural & 3rd person present)   ( squealing    present participle)   ( squealed    past tense & past participle  ) If someone or something squeals, they make a long, high-pitched sound.      verb  
Jennifer squealed with delight and hugged me...      V with n  
The car's tires squealed again as it sped around the corner.      V  
      Squeal is also a noun., n-count  
At that moment there was a squeal of brakes and the angry blowing of a car horn.     

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See also:

squeak, seal, squalid, squally

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