What is another word for screeching?

Synonyms for screechingscreech·ing

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term screeching.

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, screech, shriek, shrieking, riot, wow, sidesplitter

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

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

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

Matched Categories

How to pronounce screeching?

How to say screeching in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#3718wow
#11068scream
#11923screaming
#14795riot
#45049howler
#51475screeching
#57196screech
#63118shriek
#69336shrieking

How to use screeching in a sentence?

  1. Amar Nath:

    The train came to a screeching halt and I thought that it may have hit something.

  2. Anthony Scaramucci:

    I'm in the process of putting together a team of people that feel the exact same way that I do. This is not a' Never Trump' situation. This not just screeching rhetoric. This is -- OK, the guy is unstable. Everyone inside knows it, everyone outside knows it. Let's see if we can find a viable alternative.

  3. Lydia Child:

    That man's best works should be such bungling imitations of Nature's infinite perfection, matters not much; but that he should make himself an imitation, this is the fact which Nature moans over, and deprecates beseechingly. Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! is the song she sings through warbling birds, and whispering pines, and roaring waves, and screeching winds.

  4. Patrick Dowless:

    I heard 11 to 14 shots and heard screeching tires and sirens, so I knew something was happening, i went outside and saw lots of officers running towards a body and some running the other way. The officers were standing over the body but when the paramedics arrived they stood up right away.

  5. Norbert Hardtke:

    We were told to bring everything to a screeching halt.

Images & Illustrations of screeching

  1. screeching
    screeching
    screeching
    screeching
    screeching

Translations for screeching

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for screeching »

Translation

Find a translation for the screeching synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"screeching." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 24 Oct. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/screeching>.

Discuss these screeching synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for screeching?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. protagonist
    • B. opposer
    • C. adversary
    • D. opponent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for screeching: