Squeal (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squealed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Squealing.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. sqvala, Norw. skvella. Cf. Squeak, Squall.]


To cry with a sharp, shrill, prolonged sound, as certain animals do, indicating want, displeasure, or pain.


To turn informer; to betray a secret.



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Squeal, n.

A shrill, somewhat prolonged cry.


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