Shreik or shriek

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Shriek

Shriek

Verb

Definition:

Utter a high-pitched piercing sound or words, especially as an expression of terror, pain, or excitement

Examples:

  1. The audience shrieked with laughter
  2. ‘There it is!’ she shrieked
  3. She was shrieking abuse at a taxi

Synonyms:

  • Scream
  • Screech
  • Squeal
  • Squawk

Shriek

Noun

Definition:

A high-pitched piercing cry or sound; a scream

Examples:

  1. Shrieks of laughter

Synonyms:

  • Scream
  • Screech
  • Squeal
  • Squawk

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