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English noun: screeching

1. screeching (event) a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry


SamplesHe ducked at the screechings of shells.
He heard the scream of the brakes.


Synonymsscream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking


Broader (hypernym)noise

2. screeching (communication) sharp piercing cry


SamplesHer screaming attracted the neighbors.


Synonymsscream, screaming, screech, shriek, shrieking


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell









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