shriek

[v] - utter a shrill cry
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Shriek

Shriek intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Shrieked ; present participle & verbal noun Shrieking .] [ Middle English shriken , originallythe same word as English screech . See Screech , and confer Scr
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Shriek

Shriek transitive verb To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks. « On top whereof aye dwelt the ghostly owl, Shrieking his baleful note.» Spenser. « She shrieked his name To the dark woods.» Moore.
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Shriek

Shriek noun A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like. « Shrieks , clamors, murmurs, fill the frighted town.» Dryden. Shriek owl . (Zoology) (a) The screech owl .
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shriek

To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks. 'On top whereof aye dwelt the ghostly owl, Shrieking his baleful note.' (Spenser) 'She shrieked his name To the dark woods.' (Moore) ... A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like. 'Shrieks, clamors, murmu
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Shriek

• (v. t.) To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks. • (n.) A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like. • (v. i.) To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts; to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror o
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shriek

shriek (SHREEK) 1. A loud, sharp, shrill sound; outcry, screech, squeal, howl, scream, whoop: 'The shriek of terror in the movie made the whole audience jump. The shriek of an engine`s whistle can cause pain in our ears.' 'The woman shrieked when she saw and felt the mouse running over her foot.' 2. A loud, shrill laugh; a loud, sharp, shr...
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shriek

  1. sharp piercing cry
  2. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

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