squeal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskwiːl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skwil/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skwēl)


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squeal

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. the [tires, brakes, pig] squealed
  2. [the car, the bike, she] squealed out
  3. [the car] squealed out of the [driveway, garage]
  4. [the car] squealed around [the corner, her, the pedestrian]
  5. [the car] squealed away
  6. squeal like a (stuck) pig
  7. squeal on [him, the other student, her friend, his sister]
  8. squeal to [the police, the teacher, her parents]
  9. squeal with [delight, laughter, excitement, pleasure, pain]
  10. squeal in [delight, protest, pain, agony, fear, surprise]
  11. squeal for [help, mercy]
n
  1. let out a squeal of [pain, delight]
  2. heard a squeal come from [outside, next door]
  3. the squeal of a pig
  4. the squeal of the [car's, truck's] tires as it [stopped, pulled out]
  5. the squeal of [car] brakes
  6. made a loud squeal
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