- [noun] a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
Synonyms: ing, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming
- [noun] sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
Synonyms: scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, ing
- [verb] make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"
Synonyms: squeak, creak, screak, skreak
- [verb] utter a harsh abrupt scream
Synonyms: squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh