Definition of Squealer

1. Noun. One who reveals confidential information in return for money.

Exact synonyms: Betrayer, Blabber, Informer, Rat
Specialized synonyms: Canary, Fink, Sneak, Sneaker, Snitch, Snitcher, Stool Pigeon, Stoolie, Stoolpigeon, Copper's Nark, Nark, Grass, Supergrass
Generic synonyms: Informant, Source
Derivative terms: Betray, Betray, Blab, Blabber, Inform, Rat, Squeal

2. Noun. Domestic swine.
Exact synonyms: Grunter, Hog, Pig, Sus Scrofa
Generic synonyms: Swine
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus
Specialized synonyms: Porker
Terms within: Trotter, Porc, Pork
Terms within: Lard
Derivative terms: Grunt, Pig, Pig, Piglet, Squeal

Definition of Squealer

1. n. One who, or that which, squeals.

Definition of Squealer

1. Noun. An animal that, or a person who squeals; especially a pig ¹

2. Noun. (slang) an informant ¹

3. Noun. The European swift. ¹

4. Noun. The harlequin duck. ¹

5. Noun. The American golden plover. ¹

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Definition of Squealer

1. one that squeals [n -S] - See also: squeals

Medical Definition of Squealer

1. 1. One who, or that which, squeals. 2. The European swift. The harlequin duck. The American golden plover. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squealer

squeaky bum time
squeaky clean
squeaky wheel
squeaky wheel gets the grease
squeal like a stuck pig
squealer (current term)

Literary usage of Squealer

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1881)
"The second throw hit it over the head, but a tapir has hardly any neck at all, and, making a sudden rush, the squealer had already slipped the rope over its ..."

2. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1996)
"exclaimed squealer, frisking from side to side. Now when squealer ... cried squealer, but it was noticed he cast a very ugly look at Boxer with his little ..."

3. The Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio State Teachers Association (1907)
"cried squealer. "A bad boy hit me with a stick and called me a coward, ... grunted squealer. "Go to the Wild Boar of the Forest," replied the Fairy, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
""No squealer yet ? " " No ; that's straight. I see you doubt it, but it's true. ... A " State's evidence" man is a " squealer." The term is, however, ..."

5. The World of Graft by Josiah Flynt (1901)
"They've both been so crooked," he said, " that they're afraid of each other, and the copper tries to settle the squealer and the squealer tries to railroad ..."

6. The World of Graft by Josiah Flynt (1901)
"The policeman betrays society, and the squealer betrays his pals. Society, through its representatives, goes to him and says: " Peach on your companions, ..."

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