HyperDic: squeal

English > 3 senses of the word squeal:
VERBcommunicationsqueal, oinkutter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
communicationsqueal, confess, finkconfess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
NOUNeventsqueala high-pitched howl
squeal > pronunciation
Soundsskwiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > squeal: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA high-pitched howl.
BroaderhowlA loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound
Spanishchillido, chirrido
Catalancrit agut, garranyic, xiscle
Verbssquealutter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
English > squeal: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningUtter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelYou can hear animals squeal in the meadows; The meadows squeal with animals
Synonymoink
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishchillar, gritar, gruñir
Catalanesgüellar, grunyir, xisclar
Nounssqueala high-pitched howl
squealerdomestic swine
English > squeal: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningconfess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsconfess, fink
Broaderadmit, acknowledgedeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Spanishconfesar
Catalanconfessar
Nounssquealerone who reveals confidential information in return for money

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