From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsquealsqueal1 /skwiːl/ ●○○ verb 1 SCREAM[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
Examples from the Corpussqueal• "Don't you dare!'' Bobby squealed.• 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 tabby cat beneath the lecherous neighbourhood tom.• When the red-haired soldier yanked Parslina by the tail, we booed, and Parslina squealed pathetically.• Those may be the rules in baked bean retailing, squealed the suppliers, but books are different.• The truck squealed 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 boy squealed 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 middle finger was playing when suddenly Captain leapt on us growling.• Their high voices squealing with delight when Carla mispronounced some word they coaxed her to repeat.• The children squealed with delight when Karen tallied up the poker chips 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 with happiness.• 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.
Examples from the Corpussqueal• I say, my voice coming out a squeal.• Suddenly there was a bump and an awful squeal.• The sight of the food brought squeals of delight from the children.• He dug his thumbs into the eyes, a red bonfire blazing at his chest, and heard an underwater bubbling squeal.• I had completely forgotten Karen until her squeal of laughter reminded me of the answer to Alison's question.• The cowgirl was apparently popular, for little squeals of delight from females went up instantly at her entrance.• It was Fluke who started laughing right away, the odd squeal of somebody wanting to start up the trouble.• Despite the squeal she didn't seem particularly upset.squeal of• Squeals of laughter were coming from under the bed.• a squeal of tiresOrigin squeal1 (1200-1300) From the sound