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screech

screech

screech - Dictionary definition and meaning for word screech

Definition
(noun) a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
Example Sentence
  • he ducked at the screechings of shells
  • he heard the scream of the brakes

Definition
(noun) sharp piercing cry
Example Sentence
  • her screaming attracted the neighbors

Definition
(verb) make a high-pitched, screeching noise
Synonyms : creak , screak , skreak , squeak , whine
Example Sentence
  • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
  • My car engine makes a whining noise

Definition
(verb) utter a harsh abrupt scream
Synonyms : screak , skreak , skreigh , squawk

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for screech

this sounds like scratch...so when you scratch..something you make a loud unpleasant noise.
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by preetisoni2411

SCREECH is a SCREAM - a harsh high-pitched sound. You can even say - The speeding car came to a screeching halt when a dog suddenly ran across the road.
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by pushpa_edit

SCREECH is a SCREAM - a harsh high-pitched sound. You can even say - The speeding car came to a screeching halt when a dog suddenly ran across the road.
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by pushpa_edit

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