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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A high-pitched howl v. - Confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure; Utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs.

Usage examples (36)
  • There came a sort of squeal from the corner of the room.
  • The fanboy squeal is high and screechy, like rusty nailtips raked across a blackboard, but it always says the same thing.
  • "But I'm not going to 'squeal' -- isn't that what they call it when you rail at Fortune because you've, lost the game?"
  • It couldn't be called a squeal, nor a grunt, nor a gurgle, nor a gasp. for more
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