Synonyms for screech

Synonyms for (noun) screech

Synonyms: shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming, screech, screeching

Definition: sharp piercing cry

Usage: her screaming attracted the neighbors

Similar words: shout, vociferation, yell, cry, call, outcry

Definition: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

Usage: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Synonyms: scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking

Definition: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

Usage: he ducked at the screechings of shells; he heard the scream of the brakes

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: 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

Synonyms for (verb) screech

Synonyms: squawk, screak, screech, skreak, skreigh

Definition: utter a harsh abrupt scream

Similar words: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

Definition: utter a sudden loud cry

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

Synonyms: squeak, screak, screech, skreak, creak, whine

Definition: make a high-pitched, screeching noise

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

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise

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