squeal

Part of speech: verb

To utter a sharp, shrill, somewhat prolonged cry.

Part of speech: noun

A shrill cry, as of a pig.

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Usage examples "squeal":

  1. If you caught a girl from above, she would be startled out of her wits, and squeal like anything. - "Pixie O'Shaughnessy", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
  2. Fellers knotted together in some underhand secret way o' communicatin' with each other, so that ef ye kick a Chinaman up here on the Summit, another Chinaman will squeal in the valley! - "From Sand Hill to Pine", Bret Harte.
  3. To squeal who's who round these rustler diggin's. - "The Rustlers of Pecos County", Zane Grey.