Definition of Screeching

1. Noun. A high-pitched noise resembling a human cry. "He heard the scream of the brakes"

Exact synonyms: Scream, Screaming, Screech, Shriek, Shrieking
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Scream, Scream, Screech, Screechy, Screech, Shriek



2. Noun. Sharp piercing cry. "Her screaming attracted the neighbors"
Exact synonyms: Scream, Screaming, Screech, Shriek, Shrieking
Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Outcry, Shout, Vociferation, Yell
Derivative terms: Scream, Scream, Screech, Screechy, Shriek, Shriek

Definition of Screeching

1. Verb. (present participle of screech) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screeching

1. screech [v] - See also: screech

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screeching

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screamy
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screeching (current term)
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screen-film contact

Literary usage of Screeching

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1. The Harbinger: A May-gift by Park Benjamin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Osborne Sargent (1833)
"... THE screeching LADY. MANY years since, a youth and his bride Built them a cot by the water ... screeching ..."

2. Letters from the South: Written During an Excursion in the Summer of 1816 by James Kirke Paulding (1817)
"... and began to whoop and flap his wings at such a rate, that I awoke with the terrible screeching he made, as he flew up i.he chimney. Adieu. ..."

3. The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including that of the by George Bryce (1900)
"... ponies— The screeching train—Tripping—The western cayuse—The great buffalo hunt—Warden of the plains—Pemmican and fat—the return in triumph. ..."

4. The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including that of the by George Bryce (1900)
"... ponies—- The screeching train—Tripping—The western cayuse—The great buffalo hunt—Warden of the plains—Pemmican and fat—the return in triumph. ..."

5. The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including that of the by George Bryce (1900)
"... ponies— The screeching train—Tripping—The western cayuse—The great buffalo hunt—Warden of the plains—Pemmican and fat—the return in triumph. ..."

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