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Definition of the noun squealer

What does squealer mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: squealers

  1. one who reveals confidential information in return for money
  2. domestic swine
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Sus scrofa
    • synonyms of squealer: grunter / hog / pig
    • more generic word: swine = stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
    • more specific word: porker = a pig fattened to provide meat
    • parts:
      • trotter = foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
      • porc / pork = meat from a domestic hog or pig
    • member of: genus Sus / Sus = type genus of the Suidae
    • substance: lard = soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
    • geographic area: Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Middle America, North America, Oceania, South America, Europe and Asia

Alternative definition of the noun squealer


  1. An animal that, or a person who squeals; especially a pig
  2. [slang] an informant


Squealer is a fictional pig from George Orwell's Animal Farm. He is described in the book to be an effective and very convincing orator.


"Squealer" is a 2005 pornographic horror film directed by Jack the Zipper.


  1. Squealer is a musical group.
  2. Squealer a.k.a. Squealer A.D. is a musical group.


Squealer is a record label.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Squealer

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Google previewFun-Size Academic Writing for Serious Learning (2013)

by Gretchen Bernabei, Judi Reimer

Squealer as the Trickster Archetype in Animal Farm In Animal Farm by George Orwell, Squealer is a typical trickster archetype. In the novel a farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. The animals set out to form a utopia of ...

Google previewAnimal Farm (MAXNotes Literature Guides) (2015)

by Joseph E. Scalia

" Squealer is a brilliant talker, who is persuasive and capable of turning black into white. Some of the animals feel a duty of loyalty to Jones as the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

Squealer. 1. A young pigeon. 2. A squeaker (q.v.). 3. (Wellington School). A small boy. Squeemish. Nice (B. E.). Squeeze. 1. Silk. 2. A crowd ; a push (q.v.), crowding. 3. See Squeezer. As verb, ( 1 ) to gripe, or screw hard (B. E.): also ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

healer, heeler, kneeler, peeler, reeler, sealer, spieler, squealer, stealer, stelar, vealer, velar, wheeler appealer, concealer, four-wheeler, freewheeler, newsdealer, repealer, revealer, scene-stealer, side-wheeler, stern-wheeler, three -wheeler, ...

Google previewThe Roycroft Dictionary Concocted by Ali Baba and the Bunch on Rainy Days (1914)

by Elbert Hubbard

Abel : The first squealer. Abhorrence : 1. A pronounced feeling of dislike in the presence of what is superior or unattainable. 2. To discover one's real self and to slander somebody or something else in revenge. 3. A form of hate that suffers from ...

Google previewSupply Chain and Transportation Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

SQUEALER A slang ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary Or the Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and Fast Expressions of High and Low Society Many with Their Etymology, and a Few with Their History Traced (1864)

SQUEALER, an informer, also an illegitimate baby.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Informal, squealer, tipster. Slang, snitcher, [stool] pigeon, nark, rat, fink, cheese- eater, pig brother. 4, guidebook, handbook; manual; map, PLAN, chart, gazetteer; ...

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Scrabble value of S1Q10U1E1A1L1E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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