Definitions for screech

Definitions for (noun) screech

Main entry: shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, screech, screeching

Definition: sharp piercing cry

Usage: her screaming attracted the neighbors

Main entry: scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking

Definition: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

Usage: he ducked at the screechings of shells; he heard the scream of the brakes

Definitions for (verb) screech

Main entry: squawk, screak, screech, skreak, skreigh

Definition: utter a harsh abrupt scream

Main entry: squeak, screak, screech, skreak, creak, whine

Definition: make a high-pitched, screeching noise

Usage: The door creaked when I opened it slowly; My car engine makes a whining noise

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