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  Definition of shriek
  1. sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
  2. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
  3. utter a shrill cry
Similar Words: scream, screaming, shrieking, screech, screeching, shrill, pipe up, pipe

 

Hyponyms: yowl, caterwaul

 

Derivational Morphology: squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screech, shrill, pipe up, pipe, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, squeak, creak, shrilling, screeching, shrieking, screaming

 

Anagrams: shrike

 

 
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