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Shriek

v. i.1.To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts; to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror or anguish.
[imp. & p. p. Shrieked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrieking.]
v. t.1.To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks.
n.1.A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like.
Shriek owl
a - (Zool.) The screech owl
b - The swift; - so called from its cry.
Noun1.shriek - sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
2.shriek - a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
Verb1.shriek - utter a shrill cry
Synonyms: pipe, shrill, pipe up
shriek - exclamation mark
Homeric laughter, bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, be in stitches, beep, bell, bellow, belly laugh, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow the horn, blubber, boff, boffola, boom, bray, break up, breathe, bugle, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, buzz, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, call, caterwaul, chant, cheer, chirp, chortle, chuckle, clarion, convulsion, coo, creak, crow, cry, cry out, drawl, exclaim, fanfare, fit of laughter, flourish of trumpets, flute, gales of laughter, gasp, giggle, go into convulsions, groan, growl, grunt, guffaw, ha-ha, hail, halloo, hearty laugh, hee-haw, hee-hee, hilarity, hiss, ho-ho, holler, hollo, honk, hoot, horselaugh, hurrah, keen, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, laughing, laughter, lilt, make an outcry, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, nearly die laughing, outburst of laughter, pant, peal, peal of laughter, pipe, rallying cry, risibility, roar, roar of laughter, roar with laughter, rumble, screak, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shall, shout, shout of laughter, shrill, sibilate, sigh, sing, skirl, skreigh, snap, snarl, snicker, snigger, snort, sob, sough, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, split, split with laughter, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattoo, tee-hee, thunder, tirade, titter, toot, tootle, trumpet, trumpet blast, trumpet call, twang, tweedle, ululate, ululation, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, whine, whisper, whistle, whoop, wind, wrawl, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yo-ho, yowl, yuck, yuk-yuk
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