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Noun: squealer  skwee-lu(r)
  1. One who reveals confidential information to the police or other authority
    "The mafia liquidated the squealer";
    - informer, betrayer, rat [informal], blabber [informal]
  2. Domestic swine
    - hog, pig, grunter, Sus scrofa
  3. [informal] Someone who reports another person's wrongdoings to someone in authority
    "I told the teacher that I'm not a squealer and didn't want to get involved";
    - telltale [Brit, informal], grass [Brit, informal], snitch [informal], tattletale [US, informal], talebearer [archaic], rat [informal]

Derived forms: squealers

Type of: informant, source, swine

Part of: genus Sus, Sus

Encyclopedia: Squealer