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Definition of 'shriek'

Noun

  1. sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
       Synonyms: scream screaming shrieking screech screeching
  2. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
       Synonyms: screech screeching shrieking scream screaming

Verb

  1. utter a shrill cry
       Synonyms: shrill pipe up pipe


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