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Synonyms for screech
skritʃscreech

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingnoun

    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

    "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

    Synonyms:
    thigh-slapper, screaming, belly laugh, scream, howler, shriek, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, sidesplitter

  2. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingverb

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

    Synonyms:
    screaming, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, shriek, scream, shrieking, riot, screeching, wow, thigh-slapper

  3. whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreakverb

    make a high-pitched, screeching noise

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

    Synonyms:
    whine, yawp, skreak, snivel, squawk, creak, yammer, squeak, grizzle, screak, skreigh

  4. squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screechverb

    utter a harsh abrupt scream

    Synonyms:
    gripe, squawk, beef, bellyache, skreigh, skreak, creak, holler, grouse, crab, squeak, whine, screak, bitch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. screechverb

    Synonyms:
    shriek, SCREAM

  2. screechnoun

    Synonyms:
    SCREAM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. screechnoun

    Synonyms:
    shriek, scream, screak

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How to use screech in a sentence?

  1. John Steinbeck:

    The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    oh great, more Really Important People sitting down beside me with their damned mobile phones to screech in LOUD voices condos resale values, great new stock options, frequent flyer miles, who is fucking whom… actually, i think the rest of us are being screwed by these social leeches but god they look good don’t they

  3. Tommy Aprea:

    It’s on 24-7 on my computer. I hear a screech and I run to see what’s happening. He’s either bringing her a fish or he’s swapping with her to sit on the eggs, it’s just amazing, i’ve had an interest in ospreys for a long time. Our local osprey populationhas come back from near extinction.


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