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British English: /skwiːl/
American English: /skwil/

Translation of squeal in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1squeal with pain/in fear (Person)
    vor Schmerz/Angst aufschreien
    vor Schmerz/Angst laut quieken
    squeal with laughter/for joy/in excitement
    vor Lachen/Freude/Aufregung kreischen
  • 3 [colloquial] (protest) See examples:squeal [in protest]
    lauthals protestieren
  • 4 [slang]
    (inform) [colloquial] to bei
    squeal on somebody
    jemanden verpfeifen

transitive verb


  • Kreischen, das
    (of tyres)
    Quietschen, das
    (of animal)
    Quieken, das
    give a squeal of fear (Person)
    vor Angst laut schreien
    vor Angst laut quieken
    give a squeal of anger
    vor Zorn aufschreien
    give a squeal of delight/excitement/joy
    vor Vergnügen/Aufregung/Freude kreischen
    with a squeal of delight
    kreischend vor Entzücken

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