intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (make noise) [person/animal] chillar; [brakes/tires] chirriar*, rechinarMore example sentences1.2 (inform) [colloquial/familiar] cantar [colloquial/familiar], chivarse (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], sapear (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar] to squeal
- Most of the girls around us squealed with delight, but I shivered and chills sprang up on my body - I had been the intended recipient of that wave.
- The girls squealed with delight as they each grabbed a slice greedily.
- The three girls squealed in delight and began talking excitedly.
onsb delatar a algn, sapear a algn (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.3 (protest) chillar, quejarse
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- He begins, squealing on the bigger boys anyway.
- His editor would not challenge and tolerate him, the various and sundry contacts and stoolies would not squeal to him.
- ‘The reporter never squealed, but he never went to jail, either,’ Janensch writes.
- She squeals in protest, and tries to push him off.
- He jumped, spun clear around in mid-air and took off running in the other direction, squealing in protest and fright.
- Rynn lowered her head and nudged the small creature gently, but she caught him off guard and he fell over, squealing in protest.
- (of animal) chillido (masculine); (of person) grito (masculine), chillido (masculine); (of brakes, tires) chirrido (masculine) with squeals of laughter/delight con carcajadas/gritos or chillidos de regocijo squeals of protest gritos de protesta squeals of pain gritos or chillidos or alaridos de dolor
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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.