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squeal

squeal

 
 
pronunciation:
skwil
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a fairly long, loud, shrill sound or cry.
the squeal of tires in a sudden stop
similar words:
scream, shriek
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: squealed, squealing, squeals
definition 1: to emit a squeal.
similar words:
scream, shrill
definition 2: (slang) to inform against one's associates.
similar words:
sing, tattle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter with a squeal.
similar words:
scream
derivation: squealer (n.)