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screech

screech

 
pronunciation:
skrich
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: screeched, screeches, screeching
definition: to make a harsh, shrill, grating cry or sound.
The car's brakes screeched.
similar words:
scream, shrill, whine
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express or utter with a harsh, shrill, grating cry or sound.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a screeching sound.
similar words:
scream, shriek
derivation: screecher (n.)
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