Complete Definition of "squeal"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. A high-pitched sound, as a scream of a child, or noisy worn-down brake pads.

Translations
Finnish: vingahdus, kiljahdus
German: Schrei m, Kreischen n
Swedish: skrik, skri

Verb
en-verb

  1. To scream by making a shrill, prolonged sound.
  2. To give sensitive information about someone to a third party; to rat on someone.

Translations
trans-top|to scream a high-pitched squeal
Finnish: vinkua, kiljua
German: kreischen
trans-mid
Swedish: skrika
trans-bottom

trans-top|to rat on someone
Finnish: vasikoida
German: singen (criminal, slang), petzen (when not serious, esp. in school)
trans-mid
Swedish: gola
trans-bottom

Derived terms
squealer

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