From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsquealsqueal1 /skwiːl/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1SCREAM[intransitive, transitive] to make a long loud high sound or cry → screamsqueal with/in 🔊 The children squealed with delight. 🔊 They drove off, tyres squealing. 🔊 ‘Let me go!’ she squealed.2[intransitive + on] informalTELL to tell the police or someone in authority about someone you know who has done something wrong syn inform→ See Verb table
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squeal• "Don't you dare!'' Bobbysquealed.• So far from going to market, these little piggies will be squealing all the way to very good homes.• The children squealed and fought among themselves.• She squealed like a tabbycat beneath the lecherousneighbourhood tom.• When the red-haired soldieryanked Parslina by the tail, we booed, and Parslina squealed pathetically.• Those may be the rules in bakedbeanretailing, squealed the suppliers, but books are different.• The trucksquealed to a stop.• Rico was in on it, but Rico squealed to Spider.• They all tumbled into the water, squealing with delight.• When you stop and he gets out, young women squeal with glee.• The boysquealed with pain and surprise.• Athelstan heard Lady Maude squeal with pleasure.squeal with/in• The children squealed with delight as he gave them each a gift.• I was squealing with delight at the tricks his middlefinger was playing when suddenly Captainleapt on us growling.• Their high voicessquealing with delight when Carla mispronounced some word they coaxed her to repeat.• The children squealed with delight when Karen tallied up the pokerchips and announced that Jennifer and Bryan had the highest scores.• He heard them squealing with delight.• When you stop and he gets out, young women squeal with glee.• Claire is almost squealing withhappiness.• Athelstan heard Lady Maude squeal with pleasure.• If I was 12 years old I'd be squealing in the stalls as well.squealsqueal2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCREAMa long loud high sound or cry → screamsqueal of 🔊 She gave a squeal of laughter. 🔊 There was a squeal of brakes.