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squealed

[ skweel ]SEE DEFINITION OF squealed
  • verbyell in a loud and high-pitched manner
  • verbinform on

Synonyms for squealed

  • howl
  • peep
  • rasp
  • screech
  • shriek
  • squawk
  • wail
  • yelp
  • bleat
  • cheep
  • creak
  • grate
  • scream
  • shout
  • shrill
  • yip
  • yowl
  • scream bloody murder
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Antonyms for squealed

  • conceal
  • hide
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SQUEALED

When you hear that, come right in here, and tell me that the gang has squealed.

Some of them squealed and some of them growled when dragged out to die.

But William was not happy, and squealed softly from time to time.

The bigger that pig grew, the more he squealed, and the less he seemed to like his pen.

He squealed, and turned around and kicked the pony that belonged to that peg.

Balfour squealed forth his disapprobation for upwards of an hour.

Rab squealed, whirled and kicked, but Coaley was not there at that particular 116 moment.

The boar, watching its fate, squealed, and the python advanced.

The witch howled, squealed, yelped like a dog, and fled away.

It squealed, shrill with triumph, and the horn swept up to impale him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, probably of imitative origin, similar to Old Norse skvala "to cry out" (see squall (v.)). The sense of "inform on another" is first recorded 1865. The noun is attested from 1747.