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  • n  one who reveals confidential information in return for money
  • n  domestic swine

  • Boswell stormed out threatening to get "that squealer.
  • Among these is the slaying of Wilbert ("Popeye") Jackson, a black activist who the FBI believes was killed because radicals suspectedincorrectlythat he was a squealer.
  • The glossary runs to such pejorative nouns as fink, stoolie, rat, canary, squealer.
Quotes

  • Jose Canseco in Chicago Sun-Times
    If baseball is equivalent to a sports "Mafia," as Canseco says, this was Selig's office finally acknowledging that "Jose The Clown/Squealer/Pick Your Nickname" is a highly credible informant who should be embraced only days after "Vindicated"...

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