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Definition 1: sharp piercing cry - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where screech or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her screaming attracted the neighbors

Synonyms for screech in the sense of this definition

(screech is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 2: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry - [noun denoting event]

Samples where screech or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he ducked at the screechings of shells
  • he heard the scream of the brakes

Synonyms for screech in the sense of this definition

(screech is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: utter a harsh abrupt scream - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for screech in the sense of this definition

(screech is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

Definition 4: make a high-pitched, screeching noise - [verb of perception]

Samples where screech or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for screech in the sense of this definition

(screech is a kind of ...) emit a noise

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