Synonyms for squeal

Grammar : Verb
Spell : skweel
Phonetic Transcription : skwil

Top 10 synonyms for squeal Other synonyms for the word squeal

Définition of squeal

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.
  • verb yell in a loud and high-pitched manner
  • verb inform on
Example sentences :
  • There came a squeal of amazement from Aggie, a start of incredulity from Garson.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • When I squeal, Andy, it'll be when there's nothing but the voice left.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I'll not be trapped this way by her and let her off without a squeal.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • My friend, you get your hands on him, and I'll squeal on him till I'm blue in the face.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • She did not squeal nor shudder, but sat regarding it with gentle pride.
  • Extract from : « Four Girls and a Compact » by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • London might squeal for reprisals, but Boveyhayne never squealed.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • There was a squeal, and Mr. Green rolled forward into the room.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Suddenly his breath exploded in what was almost a squeal of delight.
  • Extract from : « Such Blooming Talk » by L. Major Reynolds
  • If you squeal, I'm gain' to take yours once—and that'll be enough.
  • Extract from : « The Foundations (Fourth Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy
  • It seemed something between the squeal of a pig and the cry of a child.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, September 28, 1880 » by Various

Antonyms for squeal

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