squeal - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/skwiːl/
present tense
I/you/we/theysqueal
he/she/itsqueals
present participlesquealing
past tensesquealed
past participlesquealed
  1. 1
    to make a long high sound

    Somewhere in the street tyres were squealing.

    I could hear the girls squealing with delight.

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  2. 2
    informal to tell the police or someone in authority that someone has done something wrong or illegal